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Wyatt Knight
American actor

Wyatt Knight

Wyatt Knight
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Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Was Actor Television actor Stage actor Film actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 20 January 1955, New York City, USA
Death 25 October 2011, Maui, USA (aged 56 years)
Star sign Aquarius
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Biography

Wyatt Knight (January 20, 1955 – October 25, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Tommy Turner in the Porky's trilogy.

Career

In addition to his work in the Porky's films, Knight made guest appearances on numerous TV shows including The Waltons, M*A*S*H, Family Ties, Profiler, Chicago Hope and Star Trek: The Next Generation. His final TV appearance came in 2010 on the show Crafty.

Death

According to Knight's wife Silvina, in a statement given to entertainment news website TheWrap, he had a bone marrow transplant for advanced non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2003. However intense cancer treatment including radiation, left him, in the words of his wife "in physical and emotional pain." On October 26, 2011 Wyatt Knight's body was discovered in a remote area on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Knight was a resident of Los Angeles, California but had recently been staying at a house on Maui.

According to the Associated Press, autopsy results indicated Knight died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. In addition to his wife, Knight was survived by two children from a previous marriage.

Wyatt Knight was a friend of Porky's co-stars Dan Monahan, Tony Ganios, Roger Wilson and Cyril O'Reilly.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 05 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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