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Hockey Community Mourns Loss of Beloved Figure from Classic Film Slapshot

Published February 20, 2024 at 7:50 PM
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The hockey world is mourning the loss of a beloved actor from the iconic film Slapshot. Paul D'Amato, known for his role as the villainous Dr. Hook, passed away at the age of 74.

The official Hanson Brothers X account paid tribute to D'Amato, expressing condolences to his family and friends.

«RIP Paul D'Amato Sending heartfelt condolences to Family and fellow friends, actors🌹 #ripdrhook»




Fans of the cult classic movie were deeply saddened by the news, sharing their favorite moments of D'Amato's character online.



«Saddened to hear of the passing of Paul D'Amato aka Tim "Dr. Hook" McCracken from Slap Shot

RIP Paul«


Following his role in Slapshot, D'Amato enjoyed a successful acting career, appearing in films like The Deadliest Season and Heaven's Gate. His portrayal of Dr. Hook even inspired the design of Marvel superhero Wolverine.

D'Amato's passing leaves a void in the hockey world, and he will be dearly missed. Our thoughts are with Paul and his family during this difficult time.

Source: Houseofhockey
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