Len Lesser, the actor best known as the scene-stealing Uncle Leo on Seinfeld – "Jerry! Hello!" was his slogan – has died from cancer-related pneumonia at a care facility in California. He was 88.
"Heaven got a great comedian and actor today," his daughter Michele said.
Of Uncle Leo, Lesser told the Los Angeles Times in 1998: "He's the kind of guy who is a total nuisance at times and the kind of guy you avoid." Lesser, who also appeared in The Munsters, had two children. He divorced in 1982 after 28 years of marriage.Reuse content