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Howard Stern Honors Eric the Actor With Weekend-Long Howard 101 Radio Tribute

Howard Stern and Eric The Actor
Howard Stern is remembering Eric The Actor

The Wack Pack lives on. After the untimely death of radio personality Eric "The Actor" Lynch, Howard Stern has big plans to honor one of his most beloved colleagues.

Lynch passed away on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the age of 39. He died in Sacramento, Calif. after struggling with cardiac problems. His unexpected passing inspired expressions of grief and remembrances from Stern and other stars, including Zac Efron, Jimmy Kimmel, Jonah Hill, and Wanda Sykes

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Stern, 60, has been outspoken on his show and on social media in the days since Lynch's death about his love for his late friend, and he will continue to honor the actor this coming weekend. His Howard 101 SiriusXM channel has a weekend-long tribute planned for Lynch.

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The station will play "classic" material from Eric "The Actor" on Stern's show, including his first appearance on Howard from 2002, as well as his final conversation on the program, which aired on Tuesday, Sept. 16. 

Kimmel, Rosie O'Donnell, members of the Wack Pack, and Lynch's former colleagues will also be featured in the weekend memorial with remembrances of the late star. 

Stern previously touched on Lynch's passing during his show on Monday, Sept. 22. Speaking to Kimmel, who had regular interactions with Eric "The Actor", Stern said, "I truly, truly loved him… When Eric would call in, I got so excited because he was the greatest." 

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