Houston Tumlin was an actor known for playing Walker Bobby, the son of Will Ferrell’s character, in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”
- Died: March 23, 2021 (Who else died on March 23?)
- Details of death: Died by suicide at his home in Pelham, Alabama at the age of 28.
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Brief acting career and military service
Tumlin’s character in “Talladega Nights” was 10 years old, the older brother of Texas Ranger Bobby. He stole the show with foul-mouthed outbursts at the dinner table. “Talladega Nights” was Tumlin’s only acting credit. He later joined the U.S. Army, serving in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.
Tributes to Houston Tumlin
Full obituary: Variety