Mark Salling, ‘Glee’ actor, dead at 35, cause of death suicide by hanging
Well-knonw Hollywood actor Mark Salling is reportedly dead. He was just 35 year. Mark Salling cause of death or how the actor died hasn’t been made public thus far. Nonetheless, there are rumors doing the round that he committed suicide by hanging.
Attorney Michael Proctor, while making the announcement of sudden demise of the actor said, “I can confirm that Mark Salling passed away early this morning…Mark was a gentle and loving person, a person of great creativity, who was doing his best to atone for some serious mistakes and errors of judgment.”
Reports suggest that the police were called regarding report of a death in a wooded area near Tujunga early Tuesday morning. Nonetheless more details regarding circumstances surrounding his death were not released to the media.
The Glee actor was indicted almost one and half years ago on receiving and possessing child pornography. He pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor and was scheduled for sentencing March 7.
Born as Mark Wayne Salling on 17th August, 1982, he was not just actor, but a gifted musician as well. The most important role that he played in his acting career was that of Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the television series Glee.
His acting career began rather very early. He appeared in Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering in the year 1996 when he was just about 14 year old. Pursuing a music career, he established his own label, Pipe Dreams Records, in partnership with Fontana Distribution. On this label he released an album, Pipe Dreams, in 2010.
He faced his worst time when in January 2013, the actor was accused of sexual battery but settled with his accuser out of court. In December 2015, he was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. Salling faced between four and seven years imprisonment after pleading guilty.
Reports suggest that as part of a plea agreement, the actor was expected to be sentenced to four years to seven years in federal prison, followed by a 20-year period of supervised release and registration as a sex offender.
it should be made clear here that the actor was a regular on “Glee” for the first four seasons. He was a recurring cast member during the last two seasons, as characters began to age out of storylines.
His friends and colleagues in the industry were devastated by his sudden death. “It’s a painful loss, again,” director Paris Barclay, who worked on “Glee,” wrote on Twitter, accompanied by a picture of himself with Monteith and Salling. “Two young actors, lost too soon. RIP #marksalling.”