Eric “The Actor” Lynch, a member of SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show’s” Wack Pack, died on Sept. 20, 2014 at a hospital in Sacramento, California at the age of 39. According to TMZ, Lynch was rushed to the hospital after he began having heart troubles. As soon as his death was announced, comedians and fans from around the world turned to social media to express their thoughts about the Wack Pack member’s passing. Read on for further details.
His manager, Johnny Fratto, confirmed the heartbreaking news on Twitter on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.
“Howard announced that we lost our dear friend of twelve years, legendary caller Eric the Actor. We will miss him forever,” wrote howardstern.com.
SiriusXM paid tribute to Eric via Twitter.
— Stern Show (@sternshow) September 22, 2014
“I just found out that Eric The Actor passed away. He entertained me for years. So sad that this great man left us. RIP Eric,” wrote Jonah Hill
“Eric the Actor was my all-time favorite @HowardStern caller and I will miss him terribly #ByeForNow,” posted Jimmy Kimmel.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 22, 2014
Eric, who has been calling in to Howard’s show since 2002, appeared on the show last week. At that time, he said that his parents were taking over his caretaking responsibility permanently because his caretaker was moving away.
As an actor, Eric has made some cameo appearances on TV series like on “Fringe,” “In Plain Sight” and “American Dreams.”
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