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Jaime Cardriche

Jaime Cardriche

Jaime Cardriche, best known for his portrayal of the brilliant gentle giant Tim on UPN’s “Malcolm and Eddie,” died July 28 of complications resulting from gall bladder surgery at Torrance Memorial Hospital in Torrance, Calif. He was 32.

Cardriche, who starred opposite Tony Danza in Disney telepic “The Garbage Picking, Field Goal Kicking, Philadelphia Phenomenon,” also had recurring roles on “A Different World” and “Renegade” and guest spots on several other shows, including “Law and Order” and “The Wayans Brothers.”

Cardriche’s film credits include “House Party,” “Deep Cover” and Water Line Prods.’ recently wrapped “Focus.”

A Savannah, Ga., native raised in Cerritos, Calif., Cardriche attended Oklahoma State U. as an All-American football player before becoming a pro wrestler known as “The Harlem Warlord.” He broke into the acting world when a casting director discovered him while working out in a local gym.

Cardriche is survived by his mother, grandparents and four children.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Double Rock Baptist Church, 1900 W. Alondra Blvd., Compton, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Jaime Cardriche Foundation, PO Box 2109, Artesia, CA 90702.

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