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‘Human Centipede’ Star Dieter Laser Dies at 78

‘Human Centipede’ Star Dieter Laser Dies at 78

Dieter Laser, the German actor best known for his role as the deranged doctor in “The Human Centipede,” has died. He was 78.

A post on his Facebook page stated that the actor passed away on Feb. 29.

“We are very sorry to have to inform you that Dieter Laser passed away on February 29, 2020,” the post read. No cause of death was mentioned.

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Laser had more than 60 films and TV series credited to his name, including Tom Six’s “The Human Centipede,” in which he kidnaps three tourists and surgically joins them together. The 2009 horror film became a cult hit.

On Thursday, Six took to Twitter to share his condolences, writing, “I’m totally shocked Dieter passed away. He was a force of nature, an [sic] unique human being and an iconic actor. I’m

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