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Actor Knight found dead in Hawaii

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Nov 03, 2011 | 2:15pm EDT

The wife of the Porky's star has confirmed reports the 56 year old took his own life.

Silvina Knight tells TMZ.com her late husband grew tired of the "physical and emotional pain" he suffered while battling cancer.

She says, "After much contemplation, he chose to end his life in a beautiful and a serene place... His family and friends are devastated."

Paying tribute to the actor, she adds, "Wyatt was an incredibly talented, intelligent and loving person with an amazing spirit. He is free and at peace."

Knight's screen credits also include guest appearances on a number of U.S. TV shows, including Renegade, Pacific Blue and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He played Tommy Turner in the cult Porky's movies.

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