Blake Lively’s dad and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants film star dies

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actor Ernie Lively has sadly passed away at the age of 74.

The Hollywood star, who is the father of Gossip Girl Actress Blake Lively, has been apart of the acing circuit for nearly 50 years.

His acting career include roles in Passenger 57, The Dukes of Hazzard and Turner and Hooch.

He was probably most well-known for his role in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants where he played the dad of Blake's character.

According to the Hollywood Reporter Ernie Lively suffered from cardiac complications in Los Angeles and passed away surrounded by his wife and family.

Ernie was born Ernest Brown Jr. in Baltimore, and was an English professor. He also served as a lieutenant in the Vietnam war.

After serving in the Marine Corps he became and actor but was also known for mentoring up and coming stars.

Ernie stared in a dozens of flms across his career including the X-Files, The Waltons, The West Wing, Mulholland Falls, Seinfeld and Murder, She Wrote.

As well as his daughter Blake, who is married to Canadian actor and star of Deadpool Ryan Reynolds, Ernie had four other children.

His are four children are called Lori Lively, Jason Lively, Robyn Lively and Eric Lively.

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