E! News was informed by Lance Kerwin’s agent, John Boitano, that the actor passed away on January 24. Lance Kerwin achieved fame in the 1970s for his roles in television episodes such as Salem’s Lot and James at 15. He was 62. There has been a statement regarding the cause of death..

“I’ve worked with Lance for two years, he was an intelligent, funny and compassionate person,” Boitano said in a statement. “He was looking forward to resuming his acting career, he recently had a role in The Wind and the Reckoning, I enjoyed our time together and considered him a friend as well as client. I will miss him.”

Lance Kerwin first came to public attention as a child actor, making appearances in a number of popular television series such as “Wonder Woman,” “Little House on the Prairie,” and “The Family Holvak.”

In 1978, Kerwin told a local newspaper in North Carolina called The Robesonian that he had been training for a career in the entertainment industry ever since he was 8 years old. In fact, he used to read plays after school and act them out in front of his parents. He also recalled writing a letter to Clint Eastwood, who was his hero at the time.

After gaining notoriety for his performance on the television show James at 15, Kerwin was offered the part of Mark Petrie in the 1979 miniseries Salem’s Lot, which was adapted from Stephen King’s novel of the same name, which was published in 1975. In the year 2000, he married Yvonne. He now lives on by his children Savannah, Fox, Terah, Kailani, and Justus.