Mark Salling

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Salling in 2009

Mark Wayne Salling (August 17, 1982 – January 30, 2018)[1] was an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, musician and convicted sex offender. He was known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the television series Glee.[2] He was born in Dallas, Texas.

In December 2015, Salling was arrested for having several thousand photos and videos showing child pornography.[3][4] In October 2017, Salling pleaded guilty and faced four to seven years in prison.[5] His sentencing hearing was set in March 2018.[6]

Salling committed suicide by hanging at his home in Los Angeles, California on January 30, 2018 at the age of 35.[7]

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  1. "Mark Salling". TVGuide.com. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  2. Fox's official Glee page
  3. "'Glee' actor Mark Salling arrested on suspicion of possessing child porn". Los Angeles Times. 29 December 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  4. "'Glee' Actor Mark Salling Reportedly Arrested in Child Pornography Case - KTLA". KTLA. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  5. "Mark Salling Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography, Faces 4-7 Years in Prison". TheBlast.com. October 4, 2017. Archived from the original on October 5, 2017. Retrieved December 21, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. "Mark Salling Officially Enters Guilty Plea in Child Porn Case". TMZ.com. December 18, 2017. Archived from the original on December 19, 2017. Retrieved December 21, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. "Mark Salling Dead in Apparent Suicide a Month Before His Sentencing in Child Porn Case". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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