Salems Lot actor Lance Kerwin has died at 62 also known for James at 15 and James at 16

Lance Kerwin, ‘Salem’s Lot’ and ‘James at 15’ Actor, Dies at 62 via @thr.

Salem, Lot actor Lance Kerwin, 62, James, 15, James

In 1976, he starred as the younger version of Michael Landon’s character in NBC’s Landon-directed made-for-TV movie The Loneliest Runner, playing a boy who loves to run. He followed that with the title role in the network’s drama series James at 15 (later known as James at 16) that launched in 1977 and ran for 20 episodes. Related Stories Movie News Margie Duncan, Dancer and Stand-In for Her Pal Debbie Reynolds, Dies at 92 TV Lloyd Morrisett, Co-Creator of Sesame Street, Dies at 93

Kerwin co-starred alongside David Soul and James Mason in the 1979 television horror miniseries Salem’s Lot, based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name. The project earned three Emmy nominations.

After stepping away from acting in the 1990s, he was working as a pastor in Hawaii. A GoFundMe account was set up in 2021 to raise money for Kerwin as he suffered from health issues, including a back injury.

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