Rest in peace, Gil Hill.
The Beverly Hills Cop star sadly died from pneumonia on Monday, Feb. 29 after previously undergoing treatment for a lung condition, the actor’s friend confirmed to Deadline Detroit. He was 84-years-old.
“We are relieved that his passing was peaceful and painless,” a family member told the publication. “We ask that you pray for the family and respect our privacy during this very difficult time.”
Gil in Beverly Hills Cop.
Gil was a real-life police detective who was most-known for portraying Inspector Douglas Todd in all three Beverly Hills Cop movies alongside Eddie Murphy.
The actor — who was married to Delores Hooks from 1955 until her 2015 death — is survived by three children, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Our thoughts are with Gil’s family during this difficult time.