Rob DesHotel who served as story editor and executive story editor on Buffy for its first two seasons, has died from a suspected heart attack, aged 52.
Rob graduated from Webster University in 1988 with a degree in media communications. He started working as a writers’ assistant on NBC soap, Santa Barbara. As a full time writer he worked for Nickelodeon on The Adventures of Pete and Pete which is what landed him a meeting with Joss Whedon and his job as story editor on Buffy.
Rob cited the hardest player to write as Angel and his
After leaving Buffy, Rob went on to produce such shows as That ’70s Show and True Blood, and most recently worked on Man With a Plan.
He leaves behind a wife and two children.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter.