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Tim Hovey (1945-1989)

Then:
The Private War of Major Benson.

Now:
Died of a drug overdose in 1989. A suicide, per some sources. He was 44.

FYI:

  • His death, along with those of Rusty Hamer and Trent Lehman, inspired Paul Petersen to found the child-actor advocacy group, A Minor Consideration, in 1991.
  • Ran with the Grateful Dead in the 1970s. Engineered two albums for Bob Weir's side band, Kingfish.

    Links:

  • A Minor Consideration
  • Classic Movie Kids: Tim Hovey
  • IMDB.com credits


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