Hank appeared numerous times on The Howard Stern Show and on the televised studio segments which aired on the E! He was a member of the show's Wack Pack. Hank received widespread media coverage in when he won a People magazine online poll asking the public to vote for the most beautiful person in the world as part of the run up promotion for the magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" issue. When the public was given the option to submit a write-in candidate, the magazine had not counted on , votes for Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf—beating out assorted celebrities by a wide margin. In third place was Leonardo DiCaprio with 14, votes. In the early years of public participation on the Internet, media critics responded by wondering whether this was evidence of an emerging digital democracy.
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Eric the Midget Says 'Ack Ack' | Howard Stern
Two years have gone by since the passing of Eric the Actor, one of the most prominent members of the Wack Pack to ever live. Howard marked the occasion on Tuesday morning's Stern Show with a special retrospective of some of Eric's greatest on-air moments and asked the question: Is Eric the Actor the greatest Wack Packer ever? Before listing his six reasons why Eric was such a great part of the show, Howard took a phone call from Jon pronounced like "Yann" , Eric's former roommate and caregiver, who had an announcement to make. He claimed to be getting contacted constantly from individuals who want to get their hands on some undergarments worn by Eric the Actor. Howard wondered why anyone would even want that.
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The news was confirmed by the Sirius XM Twitter account. It is unclear exactly what happened to Eric S. Lynch , but TMZ claims he was hospitalized late last week with heart problems. His other organs then began shutting down, and he died a short time later. While Eric has been the subject of several death hoaxes before, Fratto insisted that this time Eric was really dead.
Because of his short legs, weak joints, and a club foot , he employed a wheelchair to get around. His other afflictions included stork bite which gave him a "blotchy" complexion  and Ehlers—Danlos syndrome , which resulted in gnarled fingers. Eric initially called in on September 19, to discuss American Idol. Eric made one in-studio appearance on November 3, alongside two prostitutes from the Bunny Ranch.