2007-10-26 14:28:23 UTC
The AP is reporting that Peter Hume, who played "The Stomach" in the
1979 movie "Meatballs" has died.
Keith Knight, who played "Fink" died August 22.
Both of the actors in the hot dog eating scene died just over two
From the APPeter Hume
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) ‹ Peter Hume, a Canadian national wrestling
champion in the 1970s who had a bit part in the movie "Meatballs,"
died after he was stricken at his home. He was 54.
The 6-foot-6-inch Hume weighed more than 400 pounds when he died
Tuesday, the Saratoga County coroner said. The corner did not
on the cause of death.
Hume was the national university wrestling champion for the 1977-78
season in the super heavyweight division for Wilfrid Laurier
in Waterloo, Ontario. He also played football there.
Hume appeared in the 1979 Bill Murray comedy "Meatballs," which was
filmed in Canada. He played a character called "The Stomach."