The actor who played dad Willie Tanner in the hit 1980s sitcom was diagnosed with lymphoma in 1995.
ALF star Max Wright has died aged 75 after a long battle with cancer.
The actor, who played dad Willie Tanner in the 1980s comedy, died at his home in Hermosa Beach, California, according to TMZ.com .
The website reports Wright was diagnosed with with lymphoma in 1995, but had been in remission for a long time.
He played Willie Tanner – adoptive dad to stroppy alien Alf – in the show for four years from 1986 until 1990.