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Death of Benji Gregory, child protagonist of the cult series Alf

Death of Benji Gregory, child protagonist of the cult series Alf

Death of Benji Gregory, child protagonist of the cult series Alf


Benji Gregory from the series Alf died at 46 years old

Older people saw him on Antenne 2, others on France 2 or even on RTL2 during the numerous rebroadcasts ofAlf (1986-1990), Benji Gregory It was this child next to the furry alien that gave the cult series its name. Child star of the 80s and 90s, has died June 13 at the age of 46. The one who revealed it was her sister, Rebecca Hertzberg-Pfaffinger New York Times. Benji Gregory and his guide dog found dead In his carin front of a bank in Peoria, Arizona. According to the initial investigation, he fell asleep in his vehicle and died of”a heat strokeArizona has been experiencing very high temperatures for several weeks.

Rebecca Hertzberg-Pfaffinger also posted a message on her Facebook account, writing:

It is with a heavy heart that my family has suffered a loss far too soon. Ben was a wonderful son, brother, and uncle. He was a joy to be around and often made us laugh. As I rummage through his things, I find myself laughing at his little videos or notes, through tears.

A short career

Born May 26, 1978 in Panorama City, California, Benji Gregory made his acting debut at the age of 6 appearing in an episode of The Agency for all risks (1984). After playing several roles on television, he found himself on the big screen with Jumping Jack Flash (1986)spy comedy directed by Whoopi Goldberg. The same year he got the role of Brian Tanner the sitcom Alf. It was precisely this role that made him known thanks to the success of the series, both in the United States and in France. A cult program that saw an alien arrive in the house of the Tanner family. They agree to welcome him while he manages to repair his ship. But above all they will have to hide him from their very curious neighbors.

After four seasons, Alf ended and Benji Gregory’s career did not last. The young actor prefers to follow another path. He enlisted so in the United States Navy in 2003. He then obtained a diploma as a meteorologist-oceanographer. Then, in 2005, he was released from his military obligations to the Navy for medical reasons.

Source: Cine Serie

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