Lance Kerwin Obituary, Death – Actor Lance Kerwin has reportedly passed away at the early age of 62, as reported by news that was published by Variety this afternoon. His performance as Mark Petrie in Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot brought him the most recognition among fans of the horror genre (1979). Savanah, the deceased man’s daughter, was quoted in an article published by Variety as saying that an autopsy is still being carried out in order to determine the cause of death.
The early to middle of the 1970s marked the beginning of Lance Kerwin’s successful acting career as a child actor. It was on November 6, 1960 in Newport Beach, California, that he was born, and at that time he launched his professional career. Just a few short years after making his on-screen debut in the television series “Emergency!,” Kerwin got the role of young Mark Petrie in Salem’s Lot, the original mini-series version of Stephen King’s classic vampire story.
Kerwin played the role of young Mark Petrie in Salem’s Lot, the original mini-series version of Stephen King’s classic vampire story. The story is an adaptation of the novella “Salem’s Lot” written by Stephen King. During the 1970s, Lance Kerwin worked on a variety of television shows and movies, including “Little House on the Prairie,” “Reflections of Murder,” “Gunsmoke,” “Escape to Witch Mountain,” and “Wonder Woman.” Other shows and movies on which he worked include “Escape to Witch Mountain” and “Gunsmoke.”