R.I.P. Joe Fleishaker
Billed as "Troma's biggest action star" by company co-founder Lloyd Kaufman, died Monday at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, his brother, Haskel. He was 62. He was a heavy set man reaching 500 plus after his first heart attack he went into rehab to lose more than 150 pounds.
I meet Joe a few years back while he was working the Troma booth, a Nice guy who loved talking to the fans as much as we loved talking to him. He will be missed, Rest in Peace Joe, Rest in Peace!