EXCLUSIVE. John Mahoney, the beloved dad on “Frasier,” left behind millions of dollars … and TMZ’s learned t’s a long list of potential benefactors.
John’s friend, Bernard Dowling, filed legal docs in Cook County, Illinois to open a probate case for his estate.
According to docs, obtained by TMZ, John’s estate is worth north of $5 million, including around $300k worth of real estate.
T are also 38 relatives and friends listed as potential benefactors.
TMZ broke the story … John died in hospice care back in February.
As we first reported … the official causes of death included brain disease, lung cancer and seizures.
John played Kelsey Grammer’s cranky father, Martin Crane, for 11 seasons on the hit sitcom.