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Seinfeld’s Uncle Leo—Len Lesser Dead at 88

If Seinfeld is one of your favorite shows (it’s one of mine), then you know Jerry’s annoying “Uncle Leo” and his special way to say “hello”.

Len Lesser
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He’s character actor Len Lesser. Lesser died today at the age of 88. He had pneumonia and cancer. Len played in hundreds of movies and tv shows since the 1950s.

Some other shows that he’s appeared in are “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “ER”, “Thirtysomething” and “Castle.” Some of the movies that he had small parts in were “Kelly’s Heroes,” “Papillon” and “The Outlaw Josey Wales.”

He is survived by his family members Michelle, his daughter, his son David, daughter-in-law Julie, and grandchildren Jonathan, Kayla and Mayah.

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