Gary Michael Dubin was an actor who portrayed Punky Lazaar, a friend of Danny's on ‘The Partridge Family’. He also voiced Toulouse in “The Aristocats” in 1970 and played the part of ill-fated teenager Eddie Marchand, who was eaten by the shark in “Jaws 2”. Dubin played a runaway boy on ‘Green Acres’ in 1968. He appeared in the James Bond film “Diamonds Are Forever” in the carnival scene, where he won a stuffed animal and happened to choose the one with the smuggled diamonds in it; Jill St. John, working for the villain, then persuades him to choose another prize and takes it away from him. Gary was also a prominent voice actor in dubbing for Japanese animation throughout the 90's to the early 2000's.
Gary has also acted in many other projects, his most recent being “RockBarnes: The Emperor in You”. He married in 2006, but later separated. He died on October 8, 2016 from bone cancer, his brother revealed on Facebook.
“RIP My beloved brother Gary Michael Dubin [May 5, 1959 - October 8, 2016], who lost his battle with cancer & passed away this afternoon in Burbank,” – L.E. Dubin
DUBIN, Gary (Gary Michael Dubin)
Born: 5/5/1959, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
Died: 10/8/2016, Burbank, California, U.S.A.
Gary Dubin’s western – actor:
Here Come the Brides (TV) – 1968 (Charlie)