A man who has been described as a Canadian icon, has passed away.
It was reported on John Dunsworth's Twitter last night that he left this world after a short and unexpected illness.
Dunsworth, who is originally from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia is known for his portrayal of Mr. Lahey on the "Trailer Park Boys.
— John Dunsworth (@johndunsworth) October 16, 2017
He was also involved in community theatre for decades.
We're in shock and heartbroken by the sudden loss of our dear friend John Dunsworth. We respect the family's wishes for privacy at this time
— Trailer Park Boys (@trailerparkboys) October 16, 2017
So sad. RIP John Dunsworth. One of the finest men and most brilliant actors I’ve ever had the honor to work with. #TrailerParkBoys
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) October 16, 2017