Ernie lively, actor and father of blake lively, dead at 74
Ernie Lively, the dad of Blake Lively who played her on-screen father in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and flaunted a right around 50-year acting vocation, has passed on. He was 74.
Exuberant passed on of heart failure entanglements last Thursday in Los Angeles, his delegate Julie Smith affirms to USA TODAY. The Hollywood Reporter expressed that Lively was encircled by his significant other and kids.
Brought into the world on January 29, 1947, in Baltimore, Lively wedded ability chief Elaine Lively in 1979. He is father to Eric Lively, 39, and Blake Lively, 33, and step-father to Lori Lively, 54, Jason Lively, 53, Robyn Lively, 49, all of who emulated his example to become entertainers.
USA TODAY contacted agents for Ernie Lively and Blake Lively for input.
Across his long vocation, Lively showed up in such movies like 1989’s “Stunner,” 1991’s “The Man in the Moon,” 1992’s “Traveler 57,” 2018’s “Mirror,” notwithstanding TV appearances on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The X-Files,” “Maverick” and “The West Wing.” One of his originally credited jobs is on a 1975 scene of “The Waltons.”
In 2005, Lively featured as Mr. Vreeland in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” the dad of his little girl Blake Lively’s character Bridget Vreeland. He repeated his part close to his girl in the 2008 continuation “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.”
The dad girl team likewise showed up together in the 2006 slasher film “Simon Says.”
Preceding acting, THR reports Lively was an English educator and filled in as a lieutenant in Vietnam, returning as a skipper in the U.S. Marine Corps.
After a Hollywood profession spreading over almost fifty years, Lively resigned in Utah “in view of the open-air life” yet medical problems following a coronary episode in 2003 kept him from “getting a charge out of it,” he disclosed to The Salt Lake Tribune in a proclamation in 2013.
“I moved to Utah on account of the snow, yet I haven’t had the option to ski. I in a real sense didn’t have the heart to do it,” he revealed to People that very year. As per the power source, Lively had “just 50% of a working heart and experienced difficulty strolling up a stairwell” before going through a medical procedure.
Vivacious had a historic heart system at the University of Utah in November 2013. He turned into the primary individual to be treated with a test retrograde quality treatment for the heart.
Subsequently, he revealed to People that he hadn’t “felt this great in years” and was anticipating “carrying on with the remainder of my life as opposed to lounging around.”
Per People, notwithstanding his better half Elaine and their kids, Lively is made due by nine grandkids, his sister Judith, and three of his youngsters’ mates.