This is very sad news for fans of American series. Actor Lou Cutell passed away this Sunday, November 21, at the age of 91. It was his friend, Mark Fuhrman who had the heavy task of announcing his death: “After 91 years, and a great life, my friend Lou Cutell has returned home. An actor of cinema, theater and character. Big Larry in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Ass Man in Seinfeld, Abe in Grey’s Anatomy S12, E4. He took me to Lucille Ball in 1986. Rest in peace Lou “. For now, the causes of the death of the actor have not been revealed.
Lou Cutell leaves behind an immense career. Born in New York in 1930, he made his first appearance on American television in 1964, in the sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. Subsequently, he played supporting roles in many series, such as The Mysteries of the West, Starsky & Hutch, The fun cruise, Kojak or Hooker. In the 80s and 90s, the actor will have a role in Loïs and Clark, the new adventures of Superman, Santa Barbara, Mad about you. At the end of the 90s, he will play in Will & Grace, or How I met your mother. But he is best known for having starred in Seinfeld. His last television appearance was in 2015 thanks to a role in the series Grey’s Anatomy.
A career in cinema too
But if Lou Cutell was comfortable on television, he will also appear in films. In 1965, he made his first feature film appearance, in Frankenstein vs. the Space Monster, and will continue with Little Big Man alongside Dustin Hoffman or Pee Wee Big Adventure, the Tim Burton film. He also made an appearance in Honey I Shrunk Kids and Serial Noceurs. On the heart, the multi-talented actor was very discreet.
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