Actor-comedian Jerry Stiller dies at 92&
Veteran actor and comic Jerry Stiller, who discovered fame on Broadway and later within the smash US present “Seinfeld” has died from pure causes aged 92, his son Ben Stiller stated Monday.
Stiller and his spouse Anne Meara starred on the stage and TV within the 1960s, writing and performing comedy sketches and routines collectively.
He later performed George Costanza’s short-tempered father Frank on the smash TV present “Seinfeld”, for which he gained the Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series on the American Comedy Awards in 1989.
In 1997 he was nominated for an Emmy award for a similar function.
He additionally performed Leah Remini’s father within the sitcom “The King of Queens” and starred alongside his son Ben within the “Zoolander” movies.
“I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes,” his son stated in a tweet.
“He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years,” Stiller added. “He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad.”
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