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'Porky's' Star Found Dead

Cops Suspect Suicide

11/3/2011 12:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Wyatt Knight
Wyatt Knight
-- who played Tommy Turner in the "Porky's" movies -- was found dead in Maui last week ... and TMZ has learned cops believe his death was a suicide

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Knight's body was discovered on October 26 in an isolated area near a home where he had been staying.

We're told an autopsy has been performed on the body, but the results have not yet been released.

Knight was 56 years old at the time of his death.

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Wyatt's wife tells TMZ, the actor killed himself to escape post-cancer pain. Click here to read.

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TownsendLeila    

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902 days ago
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LAWRENCE    

Very sad indeed. I always figured Meat or Pee Wee would be the first to go.

902 days ago
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pimpc    

who???

902 days ago
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FlamingoNut    

Great movie; RIP.

902 days ago
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channing    

Who? Suicide isn't the answer.

902 days ago
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AlwaysOnTimeB    

Wasn't familiar with him, but RIP!

902 days ago
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OutridersGhost    

Why so many unoffensive people like Wyatt from Porky's and the actor from Willy Wonka dying when most people would give anything to be rid of Kim K?

902 days ago
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kali    

One of my favorite movies of all time...RIP dude :(

902 days ago
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mike shepherd    

So bummed. I wrote to him and he took the time to write me back and signed my DVD's. I loved the character he played in Porky's as Miss Ballbricker's antagonist Tommy "Turner", hilarious! R.I.P. Wyatt.

902 days ago
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Arcadia Rink    

Rest In Peace.

902 days ago
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Glynis    

How bad can life really be to end it all in Maui?Gosh.

902 days ago
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moxie    

Paging Mike Hunt...

902 days ago
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ChunkyLightning    

Porkeys still the highest-grossing Canadian film of all time. The Arts community just loves that fact!

902 days ago
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kar    

That is sad. Really loved him in all those porky movies. Rest in peace

902 days ago
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Kaffee    

Suicide is always so sad. RIP

902 days ago
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