What a tragedy.

Lee Reherman — better known as “Hawk” on American Gladiators — was found dead on Tuesday inside his Manhattan Beach, Calif. home. He was 49-years-old.

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TMZ reports Lee’s girlfriend found him and his rep adds he was recently recovering from surgery, but complained of not feeling well within the last week.

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Lee also had roles on The Great Escape and The First Family. He recently appeared in a guest spot on Jane the Virgin.

Our thoughts are with the star’s loved ones during this difficult time.

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