Actor John F. Dunsworth, best known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey in the comedy series Trailer Park Boys, has died at the age of 71.
The news was confirmed by Dunsworth’s daughter Sarah in an email.
“John left this world peacefully after a short and unexpected illness,” she wrote in an email.
Along with his role as Jim Lahey, Dunsworth was well-known in the regional theatre community.
His family has asked for privacy at this time.
Tributes to the actor have been pouring in via social media.