Actor James Rebhorn wrote his own obituary before he died last week at the age of 65.

The "Homeland" and "White Collar" actor, who died after a long battle with melanoma, wrote his obituary, which was published by Jersey City, N.J.'s St. Paul Lutheran Church on Monday, according to The Wrap.com.

Philadelphia native Rebhorn began by paying tribute to his mother Ardelle, who "loved him very much and supported all his dreams," and father, who taught the actor that "there is no excuse for poor craftsmanship. A job well done rarely takes more or less time than a job poorly done."

The "Independence Day" actor praised his wife Rebecca and his two daughters, who "anchored his life and gave him the freedom to live it. Without them, always at the center of his being, his life would have been little more than a vapor."

Pardon me for a second ... I think I got something in my eye.

Rebhorn also wrote that he hoped his daughters would "grieve his passing only as long as necessary. They have much good work to do, and they should get busy doing it."

Where ... did ... Kleenex ... go ... not ... kidding.

The actor finished up by praising the actors' unions, his teachers and his agents.

He was a lucky man in every way," the obituary concluded.

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