John Dunsworth

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John Dunsworth
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Born
John Francis Dunsworth

(1946-04-12)April 12, 1946
DiedOctober 16, 2017(2017-10-16) (aged 71)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active1976–2017
Children4, including Sarah and Molly

John Francis Dunsworth (April 12, 1946 – October 16, 2017[1]) was a Canadian actor. He was best known for playing the always drunk trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey on the comedy series Trailer Park Boys and the mysterious reporter Dave Teagues on the supernatural drama series Haven. He also appeared in Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion, a CBC movie.

Dunsworth died on October 16, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the age of 71.[2] In a statement to CBC News, Dunsworth's daughter Sarah described the illness as "short and unexpected" and stated that her father was an "amazing husband, father and grandfather".[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "John Dunsworth, beloved actor best known as Mr. Lahey, has died". www.cbc.ca. CBC News. October 17, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  2. "John Dunsworth dead: Mr. Lahey of 'Trailer Park Boys' dies at 71 - Globalnews.ca". globalnews.ca. 16 October 2017.
  3. CBC News (October 16, 2017), "'John Dunsworth, beloved actor best known as Mr. Lahey, has died'", CBC News, retrieved October 16, 2017

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