Published Oct 16, 2017The Trailer Park Boys have sadly lost one of their most memorable characters, as John Dunsworth, the actor behind Jim Lahey, has passed away. He was 71 years old.
John's daughter Sarah Dunsworth, who also acts on Trailer Park Boys, confirmed news of his death on Twitter, writing, "With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know that our amazing husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away. John left this world peacefully after a short and unexpected illness. The family would like to request that our privacy is respected during this time of grief."
Born in Bridgewater, NS, John Dunsworth's career also included roles in Haven, Weirdos, Swearnet, Call Me Fitz and plenty of other projects.
Still, he was best known as the lovably irreverent Mr. Lahey on TPB. He'll appear in Season 12 of the show next year.