It's a scene well known to "Breaking Bad" fans.
We will not go into details for those who still have not seen the series: Walter White crossing the arid desert, loaded like a mule, and finding himself in front of a small red brick building.
Its owner, a Native American, watches over the window, through the only broken glass.
Walter White eventually convinces him to sell him his vehicle for a few dollars.
The face of this old man at the window is well known to film and TV fans.
This is actor Saginaw Grant.
The man, aged 85, has just passed away.
He died "peacefully in his sleep" in a private clinic located in Hollywood, said Lani Carmichael, one of his closest friends, in a statement sent to the Associated Press.
It's with heavy hearts we announce a warrior has been called home.
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This former US Navy veteran has appeared in dozens of American films and series. His career, which began in the 1980s, has notably touched the greatest number thanks to his roles in the film “The Lone Ranger”, with Johnny Depp at the head of the bill. He also appeared in the sitcom "Community", broadcast between 2009 and 2014 on the NBC channel. He had even played in the famous series "Alerte à Malibu", well known in France.
His talents were not limited to acting, as Saginaw Grant was also a seasoned musician and dancer. He was also very involved in the Native American veterans community, for whom he had lectured and spoke regularly. “Saginaw Morgan Grant has traveled the world talking about his traditions, his experiences, his sobriety and his faith as a Native American and a Christian,” writes Lani Carmichael.