Manuel Padilla Jr.’s Death – Cause and Date

  • Manuel Padilla Jr.

Born (Birthday) July 13, 1955

Death Date January 29, 2008

Age of Death 52 years

Cause of Death Colon Cancer

Place of Death Pomona, California, United States

Profession TV Actor

The tv actor Manuel Padilla Jr. died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Though he also appeared in the popular film American Graffiti and in episodes of Gunsmoke and Bonanza, this child actor is best remembered for his role as Jai in the 1960s television version of Tarzan.

He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.

How did Manuel Padilla Jr. die?

At the age of 52, Manuel Padilla Jr. passed away from colon cancer on January 29, 2008. He claimed to have almost no assets at the time of his death.

Artist Thomas Yeates wrote: “Who would not want to play with animals and swing from one tree to another in his underwear all day?”

What happened to Manuel Padilla Jr.?

He died on January 29, 2008, after spending a weekend in Pomona, California as a featured celebrity guest at the Grand National Roadster Show.