Actor Benji Gregory, who played child Brian Tanner in Alf, dies at 46

Actor Benji Gregory, who played child Brian Tanner in Alf, dies at 46
Actor Benji Gregory, who played child Brian Tanner in Alf, dies at 46

Series Alf loses one of its members again. After the death in 2016 of Mihály Mészáros, who was in the alien costume, and the death of Max Wright, who played Willie Tanner, TMZ reported this Wednesday, July 10, the death of Benji Gregory. The latter was known for having played Brian Tanner, the little boy in the cult series with 102 episodes broadcast from 1986 to 1990. It was Rebecca, the actor’s sister, who confirmed his death to the American media.

Benji Gregory, star of the series Alf

According to the first known elements of the tragedy, the body of Benji Gregory was found lifeless in his car located in a bank parking lot in the city of Peoria, Arizona, on June 13. According to Rebecca Gregory, her brother suffered from depression, bipolar disorder and sleep disorders that prevented him from sleeping for several days. Benji Gregory is said to have fallen asleep in his vehicle and suffocated in his sleep due to the overwhelming heat. Hans, who was the actor’s service dog, also died.

Alf available on Gold

Since the 1is Last July, Gulli broadcasts Alf Monday to Thursday from 8:15 p.m. On Twitter, the group’s channel M6 paid tribute to the memory of Benji Gregory: “We are sad to learn of the passing of Benji Gregory, actor who plays Brian, the son of the Tanner family in ALF. Thank you to him for the childhood and the good humor that he continues to transmit every evening.“Benji Gregory also had guest appearances on other hit series, such as The A-Team (1984), Fantastic stories (1985), The Fifth Dimension (1985) or again Murphy Brown (1991). #ALF pic.twitter.com/x0CwOPvCX8— Gulli (@gulli) https://twitter.com/gulli/status/1811300155385135364?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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