Red Right Hand: JOHN SPENCER 1946-2005
*He is not a secret agent. Not at all.

 

JOHN SPENCER 1946-2005

John Spencer began his career in a recurring roll on The Patty Duke Show. He came to prominence with a role in Presumed Innocent. Following that, he played lawyer Tommy Mullaney on L.A. Law for several years with his future West Wing castmate, Jimmy Smits.

As former White House Chief of Staff and Vice-Presidential candidate Leo McGarry on The West Wing, Spencer has been nominated for five Best Supporting Actor Emmy Awards, having won one of them in 2002.

Dead of a heart attack at 58.
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