Jerry Stiller has died on the age of 92.
The ‘Seinfeld’ actor’s passing was introduced on Monday (10.05.20) by his son, Ben Stiller, who paid tribute to his dad for being a ”nice dad” and a ”devoted husband” to Anne Meara, who died in 2015.
Ben wrote: ”I’m unhappy to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, handed away from pure causes. He was an ideal dad and grandfather, and probably the most devoted husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will probably be enormously missed. Love you Dad.”
Last 12 months, Jerry was hospitalised after struggling a medical ”episode”, however experiences he had had a stroke have been dismissed.
A supply mentioned on the time: ”He had some type of episode they usually wished to be cautious. There’s no proof of a stroke.”
Jerry met Anne in 1953 they usually married the next 12 months, occurring to have Ben and daughter Amy collectively, in addition to forging a profitable comedy partnership and the ‘Night on the Museum’ actor beforehand admitted he was eager to make a documentary about his mother and father, who made frequent appearances on varied TV programmes, together with 30 occasions on ‘Ed Sullivan’.
Ben beforehand mentioned: ”I’m truly proper now placing [together] all footage of my mother and father [to] attempt to possibly make some type of documentary. It’s loopy to look at all of it. There’s a lot stuff…
”Our lounge was their workplace . . . I might hear them type of working and improvising. Sometimes arguing. We did not know if the argument was a sketch or actual.”
Jerry – who was additionally identified for his function in ‘King Of Queens’ – appeared alongside his son in quite a lot of motion pictures, together with ‘Zoolander’ in 2001 and its 2016 sequel.