Slap Shot star Paul D’Amato dead at 76, his cause of death revealed

Paul D’Amato, known for portraying Tim “Dr. Hook” McCracken alongside Paul Newman in Slap Shot, passed away on Monday. His cause of death is attributed to a prolonged struggle with progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain condition similar to Parkinson’s disease. D’Amato was 76 years old. His longtime partner, Marina Re, confirmed his death on