Jeffrey Robbins Kane

Artist, actor

Artist and former actor Jeffrey Robbins Kane, sometimes credited as Parker Kane, died in Los Angeles Feb. 3 of complications from AIDS. He was 40.

Funeral services for Kane will be held March 5 at 3 p.m. in the Cathedral Mausoleum at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard.

Born in Williamsburg, Va. and a graduate of the University of Virginia, Kane moved to New York after graduating college to work as an actor and model. He appeared in ads for Calvin Klein, was photographed by Herb Ritz and soon appeared in a recurring role on “Another World.”

He appeared in the “Tales From The Crypt” TV series and several independent films, including “The Big Bowling Ball” opposite James Remar. After winning a KIIS-FM radio talent contest, he pursued a singing career. In the 1990s, he became a painter, selling his works to clients including Sharon Stone, Sherry Lansing and Alan Ball.

Kane is survived by his parents, a sister, a niece and two nephews.

Donations may be made to the Carl Bean House and Magic Johnson Clinic at 2146 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008.

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