For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

David “Squiggy” Lander passes away aged 73

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that David Lander, known across the world as Squiggy in Laverne and Shirley, has passed away at the age of 73 years old. David’s wife, Kathy, told TMZ that he died Friday at around 6:30 PM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A, as a result of complications from multiple sclerosis, which he battled for 37 years. Kathy, their daughter Natalie and her husband were at David’s bedside when he passed.

As well as his success in Laverne and Shirley, David had roles in Department S, Rhoda, Happy Days, 1941, The Love Boat, Used Cars, Highway to Heaven, Galaxy High School, Matlock, Steele Justice, Simon and Simon, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Married with Children, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Freddy’s Nightmares, Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone, Twin Peaks, Batman: The Animated Series, Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills, Homeboys in Outer Space, The Tick, Superman: The Animated Series, Hey Arnold!, Johnny Bravo, Zork: Grand Inquisitor, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Diagnosis Murder, A Bug’s Life, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Recess, Scary Movie, Black Scorpian, The Simpsons, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Green Lantern: First Flight, and SpongeBob SquarePants.


Related Posts
WWE spoofs Twin Peaks!

Last night on WWE Smackdown Live a Twin Peaks parody came out of nowhere: What did you think?

Twin Peaks: The Return – Full Review

It’s happened again! It’s been a long night here at Cult Faction. After much hype Twin Peaks returned and... It was everything a Twin Peaks fan wanted, funny, clever, and Read more

Twin Peaks’ Jeremy Lindholm arrested on attempted murder charges

Actor Jeremy Lindholm, most recently seen as Mickey in Twin Peaks was arrested Wednesday night on attempted second degree murder charges after beating a woman with a baseball bat. He attempted o Read more

Twin Peaks teaser released!

Showtime have released a new teaser trailer for Twin Peaks. The clip features FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle McLachlan): But how's Annie?

Twin Peaks returns in May 2017!

That gum we like is finally back in style! Showtime have revealed that Twin Peaks will return with a two hour premiere on May 21st 2017! Once the premiere airs Read more

Twin Peaks Official VR Game trailer released

Crafted with countless references to the series and its 30 year history, TWIN PEAKS VR combines the supernatural, adventure, and escape room genres, challenging players to solve puzzles and discover Read more

Twin Peaks – Season 3: What we have learned so far…

At 2am on Monday the 22nd of May I raised my cup of Damn Fine Coffee and re-entered the realm of Twin Peaks. There was a deep humming noise. There Read more

Tony Burton passes away aged 78 years old

It is Cult Faction's sad duty to report that Tony Burton, aka Tony "Duke" Evers from the Rocky movies has passed away at the age of 78 years old. In the Read more

The Crib Sheet: Twin Peaks (Seasons 1 and 2)

The Crib Sheet – Twin Peaks (1990) Welcome to The Crib Sheet – your essential guide to cult television shows! The aim of The Crib Sheet is for you to print Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

%d bloggers like this: