Longtime Troma Films Staple Joe Fleishaker Has Passed Away


Sad news for the Troma Film community as Joe Fleishaker (dubbed “Troma’s biggest action star,”) has passed away.

Joe Fleishaker appeared in 19 films throughout his career and was known for such roles as “Lardass” in 2000 sequel Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger 4, and  “Dave the Landlord” in I Spill Your Guts. (Check out his full credits HERE)

Troma took to Twitter to discuss the sad event saying “A very sad day for Troma Entertainment. RIP Joe Fleishaker. He was a brilliant actor & legendary Troma personality.”

This is truly a sad day for the Troma Film Community and we offer our deepest condolences to Joe’s friends, family and fans. R.I.P. Joe!


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