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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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