Mark Salling was found dead on Tuesday 30 January, Picture: He rose to fame on the TV series in and had a number of famous girlfriends before he was accused of possessing child pornography in He was home-schooled from an early age. His dad, John Robert Salling, Jr. Signing up as a regular character in , Mark starred in Glee for seven years, with the musical show ending in Salling played Puck on Glee Picture: From to he appeared in 96 episodes of the series.
Salling has been nominated for many awards for his role in the Glee ensemble and has been nominated alone for a Teen Choice award and a Choice TV award. Mark Salling and his co-star and ex-girlfriend Naya Rivera in Picture: She had claimed she always thought there was something more going on with him, and in an interview with Entertainment Tonight she said she was not surprised by the child pornography charges.
He denied the charges and sued the plaintiff for defamation. Mark Salling and Denyse Tontz in Picture: They split due to hectic work schedule and Denyse said at the time: It was in that his personal life took a downward spiral when he was arrested in December that year on suspicion of possessing images of children being sexually abused.
Advertisement His arrest followed a tip-off to police from one of his ex-girlfriends. Salling faces four to seven years in prison Picture: A plea agreement reached in October saw Salling admit to possessing images of children between the ages of three and five. The plea deal meant that Salling would not be up for the maximum 20 year sentence the charge he faces carries.
On 18 December that year, Salling pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography at a federal court in downtown Los Angeles.
He was due to be sentenced on 7 March this year. Mark Salling arrives for a court appearance in California on June 3, Picture: He would not have been allowed to have had verbal or electronic communication with anyone under 18 years old.
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