‘Seinfeld’ actor Lou Cutell dead at 91

His friend says he “went home.”

Actor Lou Cutell, best known for appearing on television series such as “Seinfeld” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” has died at the age of 91. Cutell’s friend Mark Furman announced his death in a Facebook post on Monday, although he did not reveal why.

“After 91 years and a great life, my friend Lou Cutell went home,” the heartbroken friend wrote, along with photographs of the late actor. “Actor of cinema, theater and characters. Big Larry in Pee Wee’s Great Adventure, A– Man in Seinfeld, Abe in Grey’s Anatomy S12, E4 “.

Furman added: “He took me to Lucille Ball’s house in 1986. Rest in peace, Lou.”

Born in New York City on October 6, 1930, Cutell got his start on Broadway 60 years ago, starring in the musical “The Young Abe Lincoln.”

His first television season came in 1964 when Cutell appeared on an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” From there, he went on to appear in a number of classic television series, such as “The Wild Wild West” (1968), “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” (1974), “Starsky & Hutch” (1976), “The Love Boat ”(1977),“ The Bob Newhart Show ”(1974 and 1978) and“ Kojak ”(1978), as well as a recurring role in“ Alice ”(1983-1984).

Lou Cutell was revealed as the real ASSMAN in “Seinfeld.”
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Lou Cutell (second from left) participates in a screening of the 30th anniversary of
Lou Cutell (second from left) participates in the 2015 30th Anniversary Screening of “Pee-wee’s Great Adventure” with Diane Salinger, Paul Reubens, EG Daily and Damon Martin.
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However, Cutell is perhaps most famous for playing the mysterious “a man” in the iconic “Fusilli Jerry” episode of “Seinfeld.” He also appeared in several episodes of the 2013-2014 series “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” and two episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” in 2004. The comedy star’s last television appearance came in 2015 through a cameo appearance. in the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Along with his television roles, Cutell appeared in notable films, such as “Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster” (1965), “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (1989) and “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” (1985), in which played Incredible Larry.

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Lou Cutell also appeared in an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Lou Cutell appears with Marilyn Hanold in a scene from the 1965 film
Lou Cutell appears with Marilyn Hanold in a scene from the 1965 film “Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster.”
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