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RIP: Max Wright died on Wednesday after a 24-year fight against cancer, he played famous TV dad in the 80s-90s sitcom ALF

ALF actor Max Wright died when he was 75 after a battle of two decades against cancer

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Max Wright died on Wednesday after a 24-year fight against cancer.

He played famous TV father on the sitcom ALF of the 80s and 90s. News of his death was shared with TMZ by family sources.

The nightlife reported that the beloved star died in his Hermosa Beach, CA home.

RIP: Max Wright died on Wednesday after a 24-year fight against cancer, he played famous TV dad in the 80s-90s sitcom ALF

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RIP: Max Wright died on Wednesday after a 24-year fight against cancer, he played famous TV dad in the 80s-90s sitcom ALF

The sitcom star is survived by his two children, Daisy and Ben.

He was married to Linda Wright from 1965 until her death from breast cancer in 2017.

The actor was first diagnosed with lymphoma in 1995. The cancer begins in infection-fighting cells of the immune system.

Survived by: The sitcomster is survived by his two children, Daisy and Ben, from his marriage to Linda Wright from 1965 to her death, from breast cancer, in 2017.

Survived by: The sitcomster is survived by his two children, Daisy and Ben, from his marriage to Linda Wright from 1965 to her death, from breast cancer, in 2017.

Survived by: The sitcomster is survived by his two children, Daisy and Ben, from his marriage to Linda Wright from 1965 to her death, from breast cancer, in 2017.

Sources said he had been in remission for years after the 1990 diagnosis.

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Although he was best known for his role as a TV father, Willie Tanner on ALF (Alien Life Form), he had more than 60 credits to his name dating from 1974.

He also had roles on Buffalo Bill, Cheers, Misfits of Science, Dudley and Norm.

The last added role of Max was the TV movie Back to Standard 2005.

TV dad: Although he was best known for his role as a TV dad, Willie Tanner on ALF (Alien Life Form), he had more than 60 credits to his name dating from 1974

TV dad: Although he was best known for his role as a TV dad, Willie Tanner on ALF (Alien Life Form), he had more than 60 credits to his name dating from 1974

TV dad: Although he was best known for his role as a TV dad, Willie Tanner on ALF (Alien Life Form), he had more than 60 credits to his name dating from 1974

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