Patapsco Alum and Movie Star Dies at 74

He was known in Hollywood as Ernie Lively

-photo courtesy of Patapsco Unauthorized, Unabashed Yearly Reunion/Donna M. Haase

The Facebook group Patapsco Unauthorized Unabashed Yearly Reunion, which reports on alumni news for Patapsco High School in Dundalk, informed the group that Class of 1966 alum and movie star Ernie Brown passed away on Thursday, June 3 at the age of 74.

After high school and before Hollywood, Brown was a marine that served in the Vietnam War.

The entertainment site Hollywood Reporter said that Brown changed his name to Ernie Lively when he went to Hollywood.

According to the site, Lively was in many roles such as Passenger 57, Turner and Hooch, the Dukes of Hazzard and many other films and TV shows

Multiple sites reported that Lively died in Los Angeles of cardiac complications with members of his family by his side.