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Jack Nance

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Jack Nance
Nance on the poster for Eraserhead (1977)
Marvin John Nance

(1943-12-21)December 21, 1943
DiedDecember 30, 1996(1996-12-30) (aged 53)
Other namesJohn Nance
Years active1970–1996
(m. 1968; div. 1976)
(m. 1991; died 1991)

Marvin John Nance (December 21, 1943 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. He worked with moviemaker David Lynch many times. He was in Lynch's first movie Eraserhead (1977). He was also in Twin Peaks (1990–1991) as Pete Martell.

Nance died at his apartment in South Pasadena, California on December 30, 1996, one week after his 53rd birthday.[2] The cause of death was a subdural hematoma from an injury he got in a street fight the morning before.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kyle Smith; Lorenzo Benet (February 10, 1997). "The Death of Twins Peak actor Jack Nance was as strange as the characters he played". People. Archived from the original on 2016-03-19. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  2. Potter, Maximillian (1997). "Premiere Magazine Article: Erased – Jack Nance". Premiere. Retrieved 2007-04-30.