Daniel Escobar on Lizzie McGuire
Actor Daniel Escobar, best known for his role as a teacher opposite Hilary Duff
on Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire
, died Friday. He was 49.
Escobar passed away of complications from diabetes at a hospital in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter
The Shakespearian-trained actor played Lizzie McGuire's teacher, Mr. Escobar, from 2001–2002.
Escobar appeared in countless TV shows, including a recurring role on Dharma & Greg
as well as appearances on Weeds
, Curb Your Enthusiasm
, Malcolm in the Middle
, Two and a Half Men
and How I Met Your Mother
. His film credits included Blow
, The Mexican
and The Lizzie McGuire Movie
The actor also won a Helen Hayes Award in 2008 for his role in the Woolly Mammoth Theater Company's production of David Greenspan's She Stoops to Comedy