Stan Kirsch - better known as Richie Ryan on the original "Highlander" TV series - was found dead in his L.A. home.

Law enforcement sources confirm Stan's wife, Kristyn Green, found the actor hanging Saturday afternoon in their bathroom. Paramedics responded, but we're told he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stan had tons of acting credits, appearing on shows like "JAG," "General Hospital" and "Friends" addition to his 6 seasons on "Highlander" in the mid-90's. However, he was also a renowned acting coach in Los Angeles.