Jerry Stiller, comedian and ‘Seinfeld’ actor, dies at 92

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Actor Jerry Stiller arrives at the Actor’s Fund Annual Gala Dinner and Tribute on November 17, 2003 at Cipriani’s Restaurant in New York City. (Photo by Sara Jaye/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) – Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at 92. His son Ben Stiller said the actor died of natural causes in a tweet posted early Monday. Jerry Stiller began his career in the 1950s as the partner of his wife Anne Meara and remained popular decades later with his featured roles on “Seinfeld” and “King of Queens.” Stiller was a multi-talented performer who appeared in an assortment of movies. He played Walter Matthau’s police sidekick in the thriller “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” and Divine’s husband Wilbur Turnblad in John Waters’ twisted comedy “Hairspray.”

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