Actor James Rebhorn,  famous character actor who was the headmaster in ‘Scent of a Woman’ , and the secretary of defence in ‘Independence Day’, has died aged 65.

His agent confirmed to me his passing.
”He died Friday afternoon, at home.  He was a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed”. 

Rebhorn was most recently seen in ‘Homeland’ where he played Frank Mathison.
Readers would also recognise him as the prosecutor in Seinfeld’s finale.