However the August 2017 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Percy Daggs III’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’.Thankfully, the actor best known for his role on the television series Veronica Mars is alive and well. (read more)Percy Daggs III death hoax spreads on Facebook Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Saturday after a ‘R. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American actor’s passing:“At about 11 a.m.Out of all regular primetime programming that aired during the 2005–2006 American television season, Veronica Mars ranked 145th out of 156, according to the Nielsen ratings system.The main characters of the second season include (from left to right): Dick Casablancas, Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas, Jackie Cook, Veronica Mars, Keith Mars, Wallace Fennel, Logan Echolls, and Eli "Weevil" Navarro.The season's crew also included producers Howard Grisby and Dan Etheridge, co-producer Stacy Fields, head writer Dayna Lynne North, and casting director Deedee Bradley.News of actor Percy Daggs III’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world.Soon, a boy named Kelvin (Charles Duckworth) comes into the restaurant and says that he failed his drug test, even though he has been clean for ten months.Veronica sees an interview with her father, Keith (Enrico Colantoni), on TV, and it is revealed that he wrote a book about the Lilly Kane case.
Written by series creator Rob Thomas and directed by John Kretchmer, the episode premiered on UPN on September 28, 2005.
Some pointed out that the news had not been carried on any major American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Percy Daggs III's stature would be major news across networks.
A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (73%) of respondents think those Percy Daggs III death rumors are not funny anymore.
The first season of Veronica Mars, an American drama television series created by Rob Thomas, premiered on UPN in the United States on September 22, 2004. Television, Silver Pictures Television and Rob Thomas Productions, and Joel Silver and Thomas served as the executive producers.
The season revolves around Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell), a high school student and private investigator in the fictional Southern California seaside town of Neptune.