Trailer Park Boys actor John Dunsworth dead at 71

By rdnewsNOW staff
October 16, 2017 - 4:33pm

HALIFAX - Actor John Dunsworth, best known for playing Mr. Lahey on the popular Canadian-produced show Trailer Park Boys, has died at age 71.

His daughter Sarah Dunsworth confirmed the news in a statement posted to her Twitter feed Monday evening. She says Dunsworth died "peacefully after short and unexpected illness and describes him as an amazing husband, father and grandfather."

Dunsworth, originally from Bridgewater, N.S., was also involved in community theatre for decades.

(Troy Gillard, The Canadian Press)

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