Former actor Joseph Wayne Miller has passed away at the age of 36.
Miller’s mother Patricia told TMZ he died in his sleep in Chicago on Tuesday. His girlfriend was the one who discovered the body.
The cause of his death has not been revealed, but Patricia pointed out that he suffered from sleep apnea.
Miller was best known for his role in the 1995 movie “Heavyweights,” playing Salami Sam. The movie also starred Ben Stiller, Judd Apatow and Kenan Thompson.
At the time, he told The Chicago Tribune, "My friends were all excited for me. It's definitely the best thing that has ever happened to me."