UPDATE: Wyatt Knight's wife has told TMZ that the actor took his own life due to his treatments for cancer. "He was tired of the pain and after much contemplation, chose to end his life in a beautiful and a serene place," said Silvina Knight.
EARLIER: TMZ reports that actor Wyatt Knight, best known for his role as Tommy Turner in the classic comedy 'Porky's,' was found dead last week in Maui. According to police, the death is currently being considered a suicide.
In addition to his role as the "bad boy" in the 'Porky's' trilogy, Knight was featured in a variety of television shows, including 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' 'Pacific Blue' and 'Chicago Hope.' He also wrote and directed the 2002 short movie 'Stages.' Knight was 56 at the time of his death.