‘Varsity Blues’ Actor Ron Lester Dead At 45

Ron Lester Kidney Liver Failure Death

Jun. 18 2016, Updated 2:56 p.m. ET

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Ron Lester has passed away as a result of kidney and liver failure.

The 45-year-old actor, who starred in the 1999 movie Varsity Blues, passed away on Friday, June 17, in a Dallas hospital, his agent David Bradley said.

Lester had battled health issues and gave a glimpse into his struggles last November.

"Liver & kidneys are starting to heal, Came close to dying!” he wrote on Twitter at the time, crediting his fiancée Jennifer Worland with keeping him alive.

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Sadly, Lester’s health didn’t improve, and he was reportedly hospitalized for months before his passing.


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