Tony Ganios, the star of "Porky's," died at the age of 64 after undergoing emergency surgery. 

Tony Ganios, who played in the 1981 fan favourite film "Porky's," has died at the age of 64. 

Fox News Digital confirmed with Ganios' fiancée, Amanda Ganios, that the classic film actress died abruptly on February 18.

Ganios died on Saturday after undergoing four hours of emergency surgery for a spinal cord infection, according to Amanda. 

She stated that the infection surgery went well, but the next morning, he was put on dialysis and eventually died of cardiac arrest. 

"I just love him so much," she told Fox News Digital. "I don't know how else I can express it." 

Ganios is most remembered for his part in the 1981 raunchy comedy film "Porky's." The film immediately developed a cult following, prompting multiple sequels, including "Porky's II: The Next Day" and "Porky's Revenge!" 

Ganios played Meat Tuperello in the flicks. He also appeared in "The Wanderers" (1979), "Continental Divide" (1981), "Back Roads" (1981) 

Die Hard 2" (1990), among other films.Anios has starred on television shows such as "The Equaliser," "The Ring of the Musketeers," and "Wiseguy." 

Tony seems to have retired from show business in the 1990s, with his last film credit being "Rising Sun" in 1993, according to IMDb. 

The Wanderers" (1979), "Continental Divide" (1981), "Back Roads" (1981), and "Die Hard 2" (1990), among other films. 

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