Benji Gregory, Child Star on ‘ALF,’ Dies at 46

Benji Gregory, who rose to fame as a child star on the hit TV show “ALF,” has passed away at the age of 46. The news of his untimely death has shocked and saddened fans of the beloved sitcom, which aired in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Gregory was just six years old when he was cast in the role of Brian Tanner, the youngest member of the Tanner family who takes in a wisecracking alien named ALF. His sweet and endearing portrayal of Brian won the hearts of viewers and helped make “ALF” a huge success.

Born on May 26, 1978, in Panorama City, California, Gregory began his acting career at a young age. In addition to his role on “ALF,” he appeared in a number of other TV shows and movies, including “Family Ties,” “The Twilight Zone,” and “Sidekicks.”

After “ALF” ended in 1990, Gregory continued to act in various projects, but he eventually stepped away from the spotlight to focus on other pursuits. He worked behind the scenes in the entertainment industry and also pursued interests in photography and graphic design.

Despite his decision to step back from acting, Gregory remained a beloved figure among fans of “ALF.” His portrayal of Brian Tanner left a lasting impression on viewers, and many fondly remember him as the adorable little boy who shared scenes with the furry alien puppet.

News of Gregory’s passing has prompted an outpouring of condolences and tributes from fans and former co-stars. Actor Max Wright, who played the patriarch of the Tanner family on “ALF,” remembered Gregory as a talented and charming young actor who brought joy to everyone around him.

Benji Gregory’s death is a loss not only for his family and friends but also for the countless fans who grew up watching him on “ALF.” His legacy as a child star will live on, and his memory will continue to be cherished by those who knew and loved him. May he rest in peace.