Tommy Kirk Cause of Death – Tommy Kirk, the entertainer is known for playing Travis Coates in “Old Yeller” and a few other Disney films, was discovered dead in his Las Vegas home Tuesday. He was 79.
Kirk’s long-term companion and previous kid star, Paul Petersen, said he was discovered dead in his Las Vegas home on Tuesday. The reason for death has not been delivered.
Kirk freely came out as gay in 1973. He additionally chose to end his acting vocation and confessed to having battled with illicit drug use, which he talked on all through the remainder of his life, saying he didn’t fault studios for not having any desire to work with him.