John Dunsworth dies at 71 due to an unknown illness

Hollywood lost one talent comedian-actor!

The veteran Comedian-actor John Dunsworth died on Monday due to an unknown illness. John played Jim Lahey on ‘The Trailer Park Boy Sitcom’ and was also starred in Syfy’s ‘Haven’. Hollywood lost one talented comedian-actor. John died at the age of 71 due to an unknown illness.

“With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know that our amazing husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away,” daughter Sarah Dunsworth said on her father’s Twitter account. “John left this world peacefully after a short and unexpected illness. The family would like to request that our privacy is respected in our time of grief,” she added.


John had many remarkable and memorable moments on big as well as small screen, some of them are his role of newspaper editor Dave Teagues on Syfy’s supernatural series Haven. Much more were there like Forgive Me, Lexx, Pity Pony and much more.

John was best known as the trailer park supervisor on the Trailer Park Boys, The Nemesis of Ricky, Julian and Bubbles, Robb Wells and Mike Smith.

John had interest in acting since his childhood, he was born in Bridgewater, Niva Scotia on April 12, 1946, and was a frequent stage actor in nearby Halifax starting in 1970.

The official twitter account of Trailer Park Boys stated “we’re in shock and heartbroken by the sudden loss of our dear friend John Dunsworth. We respect the family’s wishes for privacy at this time.” and his fans expressed deep sorrow over there.

Bubbles tweeted a sad message from his Twitter account “I am beyond devastated. John was a beautiful guy. Brilliant and fascinating. I am forever grateful for having known him. RIP my friend.”


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