James Emswiller, Emmy-Winning Sound Mixer, Dies at 61 After Fall on Set of Tom Hanks’ Mr. Rogers Movie

Emmy-winning sound technician James Emswiller died Thursday night after falling from a balcony on the Mt.

Lebanon, Penn., set of the Tom Hanks film about children’s television legend Fred Rogers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Friday.Emswiller, 61, died about an hour after the incident, which occurred at 7:30 p.m.

Et, the Allegheny County medical examiner’s office told the paper Friday.According to the police report obtained by TheWrap, witnesses said Emswiller was taking a break to smoke a cigarette when he fell from the second story balcony of an apartment building.

Police believe that he may have experienced a medical problem before the fall.According to IMDb, Emswiller is a veteran sound mixer whose credits include “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Foxcatcher,” the Will Smith film

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