David Margulies, Veteran Character Actor Who Played the Mayor in Ghostbusters, Dead at 78
01/12/2016 AT 03:00 PM EST
Aside from his role as Lenny Clotch – a take-off on real-life New York Mayor Ed Koch – Margulies starred in many films and theater productions.
Other recognizable parts included Tony Soprano's lawyer Neil Mink on The Sopranos and the doctor in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
On Broadway, Margulies – a New York native – appeared in Comedians, Brighton Beach Memoirs and Angels In America, to name a few.
The actor is already being memorialized on social media. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda shared kind words for Margulies on Facebook.
"I got to see him as Roy Cohn in Angels in high school. Unreal," Miranda wrote, sharing a link to an article announcing his death. "A force onstage, a mensch offstage. I will miss him."
Margulies still has two projects set for release this year – a drama called License Plates and a turn as Elie Weisel in the television movie Madoff.