Docs

MTV’s “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn passes away

MTV has confirmed that 34-year-old Ryan Dunn, part of the Jackass crew, has died after a fatal car crash in Pennsylvania.
June 20, 2011

MTV has confirmed that 34-year-old Ryan Dunn, part of the Jackass crew, has died after a fatal car crash in Pennsylvania.

An unnamed passenger also died in the car accident, which occurred on Sunday, June 19.

Dunn appeared in Jackass spin-offs Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union, all MTV series, as well as in all three Jackass films.

MTV tweeted, “We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of the MTV family, Ryan Dunn. Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

Menu

Search