Mike Hodge --SAG AFTRA's New York Chapter President Dead at 70

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Mike Hodge

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

The New York City entertainment scene has taken a direct hit.  Mike Hodge from “Law and Order.” 

Hodge, the president of SAG-AFTRA’s New York chapter died on Saturday night.  The announcement was made by the union’s first VP of the New York chapter, Rebecca Damon on social media Sunday. 

Damon said, "For me, and I am sure for many of you who were his closest friends, this is particularly heartbreaking as we have lost not just a president, but a father figure and a big brother. Mike was a towering presence whose kindness and good nature made each of us better."

Hodge’s film career included director, “Blue Steel, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Malcolm X, The Mirror Has Two Faces, and Ransom.”

Mike Hodge appeared in recurring roles on Law & Order and Law & Order SVU, he was 70-years-old.  

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