Loggia, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for “Jagged Edge,” died at his home at noon Friday.
Loggia’s wife, Audrey, tells TMZ her husband was struggling with Alzheimer’s for the last 5 years. She says things took a drastic turn for the worse Wednesday, he seemed to rebound and then died suddenly and peacefully at home.
Audrey says she and their daughter Cynthia were at Robert’s bedside when he passed. The couple had 4 kids. They’ve been married for 33 years.
She says, “He was an awesome husband and an awesome father.”