‘Porky’s’ Star Tony Ganios’ Cause Of Death Revealed

Twitter | Amanda Serrano-Ganios | Wikipedia
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Tony Ganios, the star of the popular comedy film, "Porky's," has passed away, as confirmed by his fiancée, Amanda Serrano-Ganios.

Amanda revealed that Ganios died on Saturday at a hospital in New York after he was admitted and being treated for a severe spinal cord infection.

Tony Ganios' Cause of Death

'Porky's' Star Tony Ganios' Cause Of Death Revealed
Twitter | Amanda Serrano-Ganios

According to the actor's fiancée, Ganios underwent surgery on Saturday to treat his spinal cord infection in an NY hospital. While recovering the next day, the 64-year-old suffered a heart attack and died.

A message from Ganios' fiancée shared on X (formerly Twitter) read: "It's just unreal to me right now. It was so fast. He hadn't felt well and hid it from me for days. When he finally told me, and was taken to the hospital, his spinal cord was severely infected. They did surgery, next morning, his heart stopped. I'm crushed."

Amanda explained the situation further to a news outlet, noting that on Sunday, the actor experienced organ failure and was heading to get a dialysis treatment when he went into cardiac arrest. She revealed that her fiancé's death was sudden and that it has left her feeling completely "shattered."

The pair, who have been together for over nine years, were planning their wedding last week before the unfortunate incident happened.

Paying tribute to her late partner, Amanda wrote: "The last words we said to each other were 'I love you.' Love is an understatement. You are everything to me. My heart, my soul, and my best friend. #I love you #tonyganios"

Tributes have since poured in for Ganios, with one of his former castmates writing, "Amanda, it's Jack Mulcahy, friend and castmate of Tony's in the first two Porky's. I am so very sad to hear the news of his passing. Sending love and deepest condolences."

Rest in peace, Tony Ganios.