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Houston Tumlin 2021 . 39;Talladega Nights39; child actor. dead at 28

Houston Tumlin 2021 . 39;Talladega Nights39; child actor. dead at 28
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Houston Tumlin 2021 . 39;Talladega Nights39; child actor. dead at 28

Houston Tumlin Houston Tumlin , dead 28 actor, at Nights' 'Talladega child

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 14:00:00 -0700

Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans confirmed that Tumlin died by suicide at his home in Pelham, Alabama

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The Pelham Police Department told E! News it 

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Houston Tumlin, who played the son of Will Ferrell’s main character in the 2006 movie “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” died Tuesday, authorities said.

He was 28.

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Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans confirmed that Tumlin died by suicide at his home in Pelham, Alabama.

The Pelham Police Department told E! News it conducted a death investigation Tuesday night and said Tumlin had died.

Actor Houston Tomlin did die by suicide Tuesday night at his Pelham, AL home.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew and loved him.

In his only role as an actor, Tumlin played Walker Bobby, the 10-year-old son of Ricky Bobby, played by Ferrell in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”

According to AL.com, Tumlin was born in Pell City, Alabama, on Dec.

27, 1992, and graduated from Victory Christian High School in 2011.

According to Tumlin’s Instagram account, he served in the U.S.

Army and was promoted to sergeant in 2017.

A post shared by Houston Tumlin (@_tumlin_)

In 2015, AL.com reported that Tumlin was serving in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division.

Tumlin’s girlfriend, Charity Robertson, confirmed his death in a Facebook post, writing that, “I just still feel like this is a really bad dream that I can’t wake up from.”

“I’ll miss your big heart, caring spirit, infectious laughter, and oh man could the list go on,” Robertson wrote.

“I love you so much Houston Lee and thank you for loving me so passionately and unapologetically for the time we had each other.”

I’ve never experienced a hurt like this before.

I feel numb, I feel defeated, I feel lost.

I feel empty.

My heart is…

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Actor Houston Tomlin did die by suicide Tuesday night at his Pelham, AL home.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew and loved him.

A post shared by Houston Tumlin (@_tumlin_)

I’ve never experienced a hurt like this before.

nnI feel numb, I feel defeated, I feel lost.

I feel empty.

My heart is…

.

Houston Tumlin Houston Tumlin

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 14:00:00 -0700

Former child actor Houston Tumlin, who played the son of Will Ferrell's character in "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," has died by suicide, 

– March 25, 2021
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