Michu Meszaros, who played Alf, has died at 76

Michu Meszaros, who played Alf. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Television, Vestron Pictures)

HOLLYWOOD – The actor who played “Alf” has died at age 76, CNN reports.

Michu Meszaros suffered a stroke Thursday, his manager said. In addition to starring in the 1980s sitcom, Meszaros appeared in “Dear John,” “H.R. Pufnstuf,” and the movies “Look Who’s Talking” and “Big Top Pee-wee.”

Meszaros didn’t voice Alf but wore a full body suit to play him.

He was 33 inches tall. Meszaros was born in Hungary and joined the circus in 1973.

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