Dana Carvey’s son has died from an overdose (Picture: ABC by way of Getty Images)Wayne’s World actor Dana Carvey has confirmed his son has died aged 32.
The 68-year-old comic revealed he and his spouse Paula have suffered a ‘horrible tragedy’ on Wednesday as their ‘belove d son’ Dex died of an unintentional overdose.
In a press release on Instagram, he stated: ‘Last evening we suffered a horrible tragedy. Our belove d son, Dex, died of an unintentional overdose. He was 32 years previous.
‘Dex packed quite a bit into these 32 years. He was extraordinarily proficient at so many issues – music, artwork, movie making, comedy – and pursued all of them passionately.’
Dana – finest identified for his function as Garth in Saturday Night Live spin-off Wayne’s World – pointed to his son’s infectious ardour for all times, and the love he had for these close to to him.
He continued: ‘It’s not an exaggeration to say that Dex love d life. And once you had been with him, you love d life too. He made all the things enjoyable. But most of all, he love d his household, his buddies and his girlfriend, Kaylee.’
Dex Carvey was a comic and actor in his personal proper (Picture: Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)
He opened for his father’s rise up exhibits (Picture: Al Pereira/Getty Images)Dex handmade birthday playing cards for his love d ones, and his proud father described the considerate items as a ‘treasure’.
‘Dex was a good looking particular person,’ he wrote. ‘His handmade birthday playing cards are a treasure. We will miss him perpetually.’
He added: ‘To anybody combating dependancy or who love s somebody combating dependancy, you might be in our hearts and prayers.’
Dana performed Garth in Wayne’s World (Picture: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)His followers have flooded the put up with messages of assist and condolences.‘Oh my God!! I’m so sorry. May he relaxation peacefully 🙏🏻 Sending love and light-weight to you all❤️,’ wrote one fan.
‘I’m so sorry to listen to. My coronary heart goes out to you and your loved ones,’ added a second particular person, whereas one other follower commented: ‘So sorry to your loss Dana. Condolences to you and Paula.’
Like his father, Dex pursued a profession in comedy and was Dana’s opening act in his 2016 Netflix particular Straight Wait Mail.
Other credit embrace Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, and he appeared alongside his dad in 2013 collection The Funster.
Dana and Paul even have son Thomas, 30, collectively and celebrated their fortieth marriage ceremony anniversary earlier this yr.
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