(NEXSTAR) — Houston Tumlin, who starred as a child in Will Ferrell’s “Taladega Nights,” has died, according to multiple reports. He was 28.
Tumlin is best known for playing the swear-happy 10-year-old Walker Bobby in the 2006 comedy “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”
The film was Tumlin’s only acting credit, according to the International Movie Database.
Per TMZ, Tumlin was serving in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell as recently as 2015. He also reportedly worked other jobs, including repairing telephone lines.
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