LOS ANGELES (AP) — Len Lesser, the veteran character actor best known for his scene-stealing role as Uncle Leo on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 88.
Lesser’s family said in a statement that he died Wednesday in Burbank, Calif., from cancer-related pneumonia.READ MORE: Judge Suddenly Recuses Himself In Sordid Orange County Sexual Assault Case
Lesser’s lengthy list of television credits included parts on “Get Smart,” “That Girl,” “The Munsters,” “The Monkees,” “The Rockford Files,” “thirtysomething,” “ER,” and “Everybody Loves Raymond,” which featured Lesser in a recurring role as the arm-shaking Garvin. His film credits included “Outlaw Josey Wales,” “Kelly’s Heroes,” “Birdman of Alcatraz” and “Death Hunt.” He most recently appeared on the TV drama “Castle.”READ MORE: Riverside County Sheriff's Department Releases Body-Cam Footage Of Fatal Shooting
He is survived by his daughter, Michele; son, David; daughter-in-law, Julie; and grandchildren, Jonathan, Kayla, and Mayah.MORE NEWS: TikTok Star Anthony Barajas Dies After Corona Movie Theater Shooting
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