Stevie Lee, known for his role in the movie “Jackass 3D”, has died at the age of 54.
The wrestler, who went by the name of “Puppet the Psycho Dwarf,” died Wednesday, his family revealed in a post on a GoFundMe page.
“Steve ‘Puppet The Psycho Dwarf’ Lee Richardson died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home in the morning,” the statement read.
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“He was loved by many and has many friends who were family, fans who adored him, but only his brother Jim left to do the final arrangements. Puppet made people smile around the world with his hardcore attitude and lifestyle. “
“He is a legend in the art of Midget Wrestling,” he concluded. “He needs our help to give him a final curtain.”
Lee also worked as a stuntman and appeared in Paramount’s “American Horror Story”, “Half Pint Brawlers” (formerly Spike TV) and “Oz: The Great and Powerful”.
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Impact Wrestling paid tribute to him on social media. “It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Stevie Lee, better known as” Puppet The Psycho Dwarf “in the early days of TNA. We send our deepest condolences to her friends and family,” the organization wrote.
Professional wrestler Frankie Kazarian wrote: “RIP Stevie Lee aka Puppet the Psycho Dwarf. I’ll never forget the crazy UK tour we shared and the fun we all had. Godspeed my friend.”