John Lafia has passed away: ‘Child’s Play 2’ screen writer

John Lafia Dead 2020

, co-screenwriter of Child’s Play and executive of The Blue Iguana and Man’s Best Friend, has kicked the bucket. As per Variety, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office affirmed that Lafia, who named the vindictive doll at the focal point of the Child’s Play movie establishment, kicked the bucket by self destruction on April 29. He was 63.

Lafia started his movie profession composing and coordinating The Blue Iguana, an activity film featuring Dylan McDermott, however loathsomeness crowds may realize him best as co-maker the Child’s Play establishment. Lafia worked with Tom Holland a Don Mancini to create the content for the principal movie and would come back to coordinate Child’s Play 2 only two years after the fact.

Lafia’s family made the following statement:

“We’re devastated to hear of the passing of our friend John Lafia. He was a crucial part of the ‘Chucky’ family from the very beginning. He co-wrote the original ‘Child’s Play’ script along with director Tom Holland and myself, and John directed ‘Child’s Play 2,’ — the consensus favorite film among ‘Chucky’ fans. John was an incredibly generous artist. He let me tag along with him to every meeting, and shadow him on set; he taught me more about filmmaking during the production of that movie than several semesters in film school. John was also one of the most naturally curious and constantly creative people I ever met, someone who was always taking pictures, and jotting down ideas.”


The family reportedly wanted anyone who is at risk of suicide, or who knows of someone in that position, to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255.

Horror Facts extends deep condolences to Lafia’s family and friends