‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Actor Killed By Shark Whereas Browsing – The Boston Courier


An expert surfer and lifeguard who appeared within the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie franchise and “Blue Crush was killed in a shark attack while surfing, authorities said.

City and County of Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguard Tamayo Perry, 49, died in the attack near Goat Island off Oahu on Sunday, Shayne Enright of the Honolulu Emergency Services Department said in a statement.

Honolulu Ocean Safety and the city’s fire, police and emergency medical services departments responded to Mālaekahana Beach on Oahu’s North Shore just before 1 p.m. after a caller reported seeing a man who appeared to have suffered shark bites, Enright said.

Lifeguards brought Perry to shore by jet ski and paramedics assisted with the death pronouncement, Enright said.

Perry, who worked as a lifeguard on the North Shore, began his career with the Ocean Safety department in July 2016, Enright said.

Ocean Safety personnel posted shark warnings in the area following the attack, Enright said.

Tamayo Perry competes in the Billabong Pro trials in 2003 off Teahupoo, Tahiti.

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Honolulu Ocean Safety Acting Chief Kurt Lager said Perry was “a lifeguard loved by all.”

“He’s well known on the North Shore. He’s a professional surfer known worldwide,” Lager mentioned at a information convention. “Tamayo’s personality was infectious and as much as people loved him, he loved everyone else more.”

“Tamayo was a legendary waterman and highly respected,” Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi mentioned, calling Perry’s dying “a tragic loss.”

In accordance to IMDB, Perry had a component as a Buccaneer in 2011′s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and likewise appeared within the 2002 surf romance “Blue Crush.” He additionally had a job in a 2011 episode of “Hawaii Five-O.”

Tamayo Perry surfs practices for the Da Hui Backdoor shootout at the Pipeline Masters on Oahu's North Shore in 2019.
Tamayo Perry surfs practices for the Da Hui Backdoor shootout on the Pipeline Masters on Oahu’s North Shore in 2019.

BRIAN BIELMANN through Getty Photos

IMDB contributed to this Related Press report.

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