Cause of Death Revealed for Actor Christopher Evan Welch

By Adam Hetrick
and Robert Simonson
13 Dec 2013

Christopher Evan Welch
Christopher Evan Welch
Photo by Monica Simoes

Christopher Evan Welch, the prolific stage and film character actor who died Dec. 2 at the age of 48, had been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to a family statement that was sent to the Associated Press.

At the time of his death, Welch was filming a role in the upcoming HBO series "Silicon Valley." Welch was born in 1965. His numerous credits include "Lincoln," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," The Scene, Festen, London Assurance, Othello, Scapin, A Streetcar Named Desire and more.

Read Welch's full obituary here.