“Jackass” star Stevie Lee Richardson, a wrestler known as “Puppet The Psycho Dwarf,” has died “unexpectedly at home,” according to a fundraiser by his family.
He was 54.
“Puppet has put smiles across the world with his hardcore attitude and lifestyle. He is a legend in the art of Midget Wrestling,” a GoFundMe tribute by his family said of his sudden death Wednesday.
“He needs our help to give him one last curtain call,” it said, aiming to raise $5,000 to help his brother pay for a funeral.
No details were given for a cause of death other than he “unexpectedly passed away … at his home.”
Impact wrestling paid tribute to the star “better known as ‘Puppet The Psycho Dwarf’ in the early days of TNA.
“We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family,” the organization tweeted.
Pro wrestler Frankie Kazarian, 43, also honored Lee, whose acting credits included “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “American Horror Story: Freak Show” as well as 2010’s “Jackass 3D,” according to IMDB.
“I’ll never forget the crazy tour of the UK we shared and the fun we all had,” Kazarian wrote. “Godspeed my friend.”
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