Kirk Bailey Best known for his role as Kevin “Ug” Lee on the Nickelodeon sitcom “Salute Your Pants” – Has Died.
Kirk’s family told TMZ that the actor passed away over the weekend. We were told he died of lung cancer and was diagnosed only 6 months ago.
Early in his career, Kirk studied comedy at Groundlings and Second City. He got his start as a voice coordinator on the classic film Killer Klowns from Outer Space before he landed acting roles, including “3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain” and “The Sixth Man”.
He also had a number of guest roles on shows like “Felicity”, “Sisters” and “NYPD Blue”. Recently, Kirk has primarily worked as a voice artist on a number of anime and video game shows, including “Cowboy Bebop,” “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex,” and “.hack //.”
In particular, he played Kevin “Ugh Lee” in Nickelodeon’s “Salute Your Pants” in 1991 and 1992.
In 2019, the cast of Hollywood gathered at the Good Burger pop-up. He remained close friends with most of the cast and production crew.
He worked until the last few months of his life, and loved his career to the end.