11 September 2020 12:40
WRESTLING star and actor Stevie Lee – known as 'Puppet The Psycho Dwarf' – has died aged 54. Stevie Lee passed away "unexpectedly" on Wednesday morning at his home, according to a GoFundMe page his family have set up to help pay for funeral costs. 10 Stevie Lee was known as 'Puppet The Psycho Dwarf' Credit: Twitter 10 Stevie died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday Credit: GoFundMe 10 The Wrestler and TV joker has sadly passed away Credit: GoFundMe The cause of death of the actor who appeared in the Jackass 3D film is not yet known. Impact Wrestling – formerly TNA – shared a statement following his passing. It read: "It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Stevie Lee, better known as 'Puppet The Psycho Dwarf' in the early days of TNA.
"We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family." Lee appeared in Oz The Great and Powerful, American Horror Story and the 2010 film Jackass 3D. He was also the star of the Spike TV series Half Pint Brawlers, which followed him running his own wrestling company. 10 Lee was a wrestler and actor Credit: GoFundMe 10 He was known for appearing in Jackass Credit: YouTube 10 He appeared in Oz The Great and Powerful and American Horror Story Credit: Twitter A statement on the GoFundMe page said: "He was beloved by many and has many friends that were family, fans that adored him, but only his brother Jim left to take care of final arrangements. "Puppet has put smiles across the world with his hardcore attitude and lifestyle. He is a legend in the art of Midget Wrestling. "He needs our help to give him one last curtain call. "Please donate what you can, share his memories with everyone, and share this fundraiser to give the Psycho Dwarf the best resting place possible. "All proceeds will be given to Jim Richardson to handle the services/burial costs. "Thank you all so much and Puppet, we love you brother!" Fans shared condolences on social media following Lee's death. Most read in News BAD PENNY Struggling woman short of penny for shopping stunned as shoppers offer no help #CANCELNETFLIX Fans furious at show that 'sexualizes kids' call for Netflix to be CANCELED TERROR RANT ISIS celebrate 9/11 attack as 'pivotal moment' on Twin Towers anniversary HEROES OF 9/11 Incredible pics show America's heroes rushing to save lives on September 11 BUSTED Anchor blasts viewer who sent her snarky note about 'showing too much cleavage' "Rest in peace, Stevie. My condolences go out to his friends and family," one user wrote. "R.I.P. to Puppet man. This sucks," another user wrote. One user said: "This year sucks Stevie Lee was one of the toughest guys ever may he rest in eternal peace." 10 Stevie Lee pictured in a fight scene in Jackass Credit: YouTube 10 Stevie, starring in Jackass 3D Credit: YouTube 10 The wrestler starred in Jackass 3D (2010) and Jackass 3.5 (2011) 10 The pro wrestler has passed away at the age of 54