Munchkin portrayer Slover dead at 93

Nov. 16, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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ATLANTA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Karl Slover, who played several munchkin roles in the classic Hollywood movie "The Wizard of Oz," has died in a Georgia hospital, his family said. He was 93.

TMZ reported Slover suffered cardiopulmonary arrest and died Tuesday.

There are now only three surviving actors who played munchkins in the 1939 fantasy flick, the celebrity news Web site said

Slover took part in a "Wizard of Oz"-themed event in Chicago last week.

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