Vincent 'Don Vito' Margera from 'Jackass' dead at 59 - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Vincent 'Don Vito' Margera from 'Jackass' dead at 59

Posted: Updated:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vincent Margera, known to MTV viewers as "Don Vito" from the series "Viva La Bam" and "Jackass," has died. He was 59.

His sister-in-law, April Margera, says he'd been in and out of a suburban Philadelphia hospital since spring, suffering from liver and kidney failure. She says he died Sunday at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She says it's good he's no longer in pain, but it's "so sad."

His nephew, Bam Margera, included his mumbling, often intoxicated-seeming uncle on his show "Jackass" and its spin-off "Viva La Bam" which ended in 2005. The show largely focused on Bam Margera playing practical jokes on his uncle.

In 2006, Vincent Margera was convicted of two counts of sexual assault on a child, and sentenced to 10 years of probation.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press.

  • Entertainment NewsEntertainment NewsMore>>

  • Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

    Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-10-16 15:55:46 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:29:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus," in Berlin. On Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, a federal judge dismissed Dan...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus," in Berlin. On Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, a federal judge dismissed Dan...
    President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling. 
    President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling. 
  • Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of T.I. over video

    Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of T.I. over video

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:16:05 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:56:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., wearing a jacket that reads “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” after visiting a children's center in McAllen, Texas. A ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., wearing a jacket that reads “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” after visiting a children's center in McAllen, Texas. A ...
    A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office. 
    A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office. 
  • Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

    Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:16:01 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:56:29 GMT
    The PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization, is suing President Donald Trump. 
    The PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization, is suing President Donald Trump. 
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KFMB-TV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.