Beloved Trailer Park Boys actor, John Dunsworth passed away at the age of 71, and fans are mourning the sudden loss. John Dunsworth’s daughter announced the sad news on social media, explaining that his cause of death was an “unexpected illness.” Find out more about Sarah Dunsworth, right here.
Fans of Trailer Park Boys are deeply saddened by the passing of the show’s park supervisor, Jim Lahey. The mockumentary was a hit that began in the early 2000’s and was revived in 2014. Jim was played by John Dunsworth, who passed away on October 16, and is survived by his four children. Sarah Dunsworth’s Twitter account was flooded once she announced her father’s passing. For more details from Sarah Dunsworth’s wiki, read on.
#1. Following in Her Father’s Footsteps
Sarah Elizabeth Dunsworth was born on January 26, 1976. The 42-year-old has three siblings and followed in her father’s footsteps by becoming an actress. We all recognize John Dunsworth as the drunk trailer park supervisor who was once a police officer, and his daughter played Sarah on the hit TV show, as well.
#2. Costume Designer and Actress
On Trailer Park Boys, Sarah was Lucy’s friend and roommate who dated Ricky in season 2. Though not a main character, she played a key role in many storylines, and the actress is still highly recognized for her role.
Sarah Dunsworth is also a costume designer, and worked for Trailer Park Boys, Hobo with a Shotgun, and Treevenge. She married Ben Nickerson this past May after announcing their engagement on social media in April. She is the stepmom to his daughters, Ella and Mary, and have two other members to their family; their pet dogs, Frankie and Sam.
#3. Bold and Beautiful
Sarah Dunsworth’s Twitter account has posts about very important issues regarding women and political matters. She is well-known for speaking out for what she believes and does not shy away from letting people know what is on her mind. If you head over to her social media accounts, you will know what we are talking about.
Thanks! But It's not about me having haters. I'm talking about the people who randomly swear at and attack ppl on the internet. Like this; pic.twitter.com/YoPYmNJroT
— Sarah Dunsworth (@SarahDunsworth) August 9, 2017
#4. Sarah Dunsworth’s Sister, Molly, Is also an Actress
Molly Dunsworth is mostly recognized for her roles in Hobo with a Shotgun, Septic Man, and Bunker 6, and is John Dunsworth’s youngest daughter.
— Sarah Dunsworth (@SarahDunsworth) March 24, 2014
#5. Facing a Loss
The Dunsworth family are facing unimaginable circumstances.John Dunsworth’s net worth was estimated to be $500,000, and his loved ones can take solace in the fact that he passed away peacefully.
— Sarah Dunsworth (@SarahDunsworth) October 16, 2017
I'm heartbroken beyond words.
— Zoë Dunsworth (@ZoeDunsworth) October 16, 2017
The Trailer Park Boys star was a very well-known actor who started his career producing films after buying an abandoned Halifax waterfront building called Pier One Theater. Dunsworth is also credited with founding Filmworks Casting. Unlike his character Jim Lahey, the actor rarely drank. He did admit to having a gambling addiction, for which he worked to remove video lottery terminals from bars in Nova Scotia.