Larry Drake Dead: LA Law Actor Found Dead In Hollywood Home Aged 66

Larry Drake, the Emmy award-winning LA Law actor, has died aged 66

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Drake had a career that moved between stage, TV and film, but he was best known for his portrayal of disabled law clerk Benny Stulwicz on the US drama from 1987 to 1994. He was nominated for three Emmys during his stint on LA Law.

Drake’s body was found by a friend in his home in Hollywood, according to a report by TMZ. 

His cause of death is not yet known, although his manager Steven Siebert told the Associated Press he suffered health issues because of his weight. 

Drake was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. Mr Seibert said he had begun focusing on teaching in his final months. 

He was married twice and divorced both times.

By Bradley Hayes 18/03/2016 09:56:00