Robin Sachs dies - 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' actor was 61

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Robin Sachs, an actor best known for playing the role of Ethan Rayne in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," has passed away. The official website for the 61-year-old Brit posted the news about his death on Feb. 5.

"It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Robin Sachs," the site writes. "Please join us in raising a glass to Robin - goodbye, dear friend. Thank you for all the laughter and the cookies. We will miss you so very much."

Details of Sachs' death have not yet been revealed. He had a lengthy career, but was beloved most for his villainous turn in "Buffy." Ethan Rayne appeared in four episodes of the series -- "Halloween" and "The Dark Age" in Season 2, "Band Candy" in Season 3 and "A New Man" in Season 4 -- and two issues of the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight" comic book series. 

Sachs is also known for his roles in "Babylon 5," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Galaxy Quest" and for voicing characters in video games like "Dragon Age: Origins" and "Mass Effect 3."

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