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Benji Gregory, Former Child Actor in ‘Alf the Stubborn,’ Dies at 46

The former child actor Benji Gregory known for his work in “Alf the Stubborn “, died at the age of 46. The information was released by his sister, Rebecca Hertzberg-Pfaffinger, on social media last Thursday (13).

“It is with a heavy heart that my family has suffered a loss too soon,” Rebecca’s statement begins. “Ben was a great son, brother and uncle. He was fun and always made us laugh.”

“My brother Ben was found in his car, along with his emotional support dog Hans, on June 13th,” he wrote.

“We believe he was [para o veículo] on the afternoon of the 12th and never got out of the car. He fell asleep and died of heatstroke.”

The former child actor was born on May 26, 1978, in Los Angeles. He began his television career as a child, with appearances in the series “The A-Team,” “Car Commando,” “Punky,” “The Twilight Zone” and “Amazing Stories,” director Steven Spielberg’s 1985 science fiction series.

Benji became successful in acting when he played the character Brian Tanner in the series “Alf, the Stubborn”, between 1986 and 1990.

In 2003, he left acting behind and enlisted in the United States Navy. Two years later, he received a medical discharge from the military.

*With information from CNN Portugal

Source: CNN Brasil

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