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Seinfeld's Len Lesser Has Passed Away

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We're sad to hear this, but at least he lived a nice, long life.

Len Lesser, the actor who played the absolutely HIGHlarious Uncle Leo on Seinfeld has passed away at 88 from cancer-related pneumonia.

Here's what his family had to say in a statement:

"Heaven got a great comedian and actor today. The outpouring of sympathy we've already received has been amazing and is so greatly appreciated. Thank you to all the people who helped make my father's last journey special and surrounded with love."

Aside from Seinfeld, Lesser had an expansive career, which included parts on TV shows such as The Munsters, ER, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Castle. Some of his film credits include The Outlaw Josey Wales and Kelly's Heroes.

Our thoughts go out to Lesser's family and friends.

Thanks for making us laugh, Len! You shall be missed!

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6 comments to “Seinfeld's Len Lesser Has Passed Away”

  1. YUCK says – reply to this


    I loved uncle leo with those "mean" eyebrows. one of my favorite episodes.

  2. 2

    Goodbye Uncle Leo. :(

  3. 3

    RIP. He was a great character on a great show.

  4. 4

    Don't forget "The Jeffersons"!

  5. 5

    uncle leo you will be missed……i looked forward to your episodes.especially taking the watch out of the city trash can…

  6. 6

    God Bless him. I loved his crazy character on Seinfield.