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Former ALF Child Star Benji Gregory Dead at 46

The world has lost a beloved actor.

Benji Gregory—who starred as Brian Tanner on all four seasons of ALF from 1986 to 1990—died on June 13 at age 46, according to Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office records reviewed by E! News.

His cause of death is pending, per officials.

The former child star—born Benjamin Gregory Hertzberg—was found dead in his car at a parking lot of a bank in Peoria, Ariz., his sister Rebecca told TMZ on July 10.

Noting that Benji suffered from a sleep disorder, she said the family believes he went to the bank to deposit a check, but fell asleep in his car and died from vehicular heatstroke due to the rising summer temperatures.

Rebecca added that Benji’s service dog Hans was also in car, with the pug passing away as well.

Benji often shared photos of Hans on his Instagram, where he wrote in his profile that he suffered from bipolar disorder and “major depression.”

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