Obituary: Ron Glass

Actor Ron Glass (b.1945) died on November 26. Best known for his role as Detective Harris on Barney Miller, Glass entered the consciousness of science fiction fans and a younger generation for his portrayal of Shephard Derrial Book on Firefly and in the film Serenity. He also portrayed Loken in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager and Dr. Streiten in episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Firefly Improv

iO, one of Chicago’s premiere improvisational theatres, will be running “The ‘Verse: Another Firefly Story” on Thursdays from October 6 through November 10. Tickets for the show are $15.

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