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11th May 2020

Jerry Stiller, actor and father of Ben Stiller, passes away aged 92

Carl Kinsella

Jerry Stiller

Rest in peace.

Jerry Stiller, a beloved comedic actor known for his role as Frank Costanza in Seinfeld, and as one half of husband-and-wife comedy duo Stiller and Meara, has passed away at the age of 92.

The news was confirmed on Twitter by his son, actor and comedian Ben Stiller, who wrote: “I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes.

“He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad.”

Stiller was also well known for his roles in King of Queens, and co-starred with Ben Stiller in Zoolander, Zoolander 2, The Heartbreak Kid and several other films.

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