Theron Read

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Theron David Read
Born (1964-09-25)September 25, 1964
Burbank, California, United States
Died July 20, 2009(2009-07-20) (aged 44)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Cause of death Congestive heart failure
Burial place Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Utah, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–1995
  • Don C. Read (father)
  • Patricia A. Read (mother)

Theron David Read[1] (September 25, 1964 – July 20, 2009), was an American film actor. He was most remembered for his role as Mark Bojeekus in the 1987 comedy Three O'Clock High. He also had parts in the films Plan 10 from Outer Space, Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde, Neon City, Promised Land, and High School Spirits.

Read was found dead on a TRAX light-rail train in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 20, 2009.[1] His death was discovered by authorities when he failed to deboard the train at its last stop.[2] He died of congestive heart failure. His remains were interred in Elysian Burial Gardens in Millcreek, Utah on July 27, 2009.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Obituary: Theron Read". Salt Lake Tribune. 26 July 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Police identify man found dead on TRAX (light rail)". 23 July 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Theron David "Thud" Read". 26 July 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 

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