Lance Kerwin, an actor greatest identified for his position on the TV miniseries “Salem’s Lot” and different notable sequence all through the ’70s, has died, his expertise agent John Boitano tells CNN. He was 62.
No data on his reason behind loss of life was supplied.
Kerwin started his profession showing in a wide range of tv exhibits, together with “Little Home on the Prairie,” “Surprise Girl” and “The Bionic Girl.” He additionally appeared in a number of “ABC After Faculty Specials,” an anthology sequence geared toward youngsters and teenagers that counted Jodie Foster amongst its different alums.
The Southern California native was a thriving teen actor all through the ’70s and starred as Ramey Holvak in “The Household Holvak,” a TV sequence a few reverend within the Nineteen Thirties struggling to assist his household. He additionally starred within the 1977 coming-of-age sequence “James at 15,” a present notable for its genuine depiction of stripling life in a fashion that was not typically seen on TV on the time.
Kerwin went on to seem in “Salem’s Lot,” the 1979 TV adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, directed by Tobe Hooper. Within the miniseries, which aired on CBS, he performed the position of younger Mark Petrie, who helps defend his city towards evil vampires. His work within the cult-favorite miniseries earned him common invitations to horror conventions.
A task in 1995’s “Outbreak” was his final skilled credit score till the 2022 movie “The Wind and the Reckoning,” starring Johnathon Schaech.