Former Seinfeld star Peter Crombie has died. He was 71.
“It is with shock and intense disappointment that I share my ex-husband died this morning,” Crombie’s ex-spouse, Nadine Kijner, wrote through Instagram on Wednesday, January 10, sharing throwback pics from their wedding ceremony. “Thank you for so several excellent memories and being such a excellent person. Fly absolutely free into the un-boundless source of gentle, Peter. May well you be greeted with adore by your mothers and fathers, and [pet cat] Oliver.”
She continued: “So so quite a few folks liked you because you had been a variety, offering, caring and innovative Soul.”
Kijner later on explained to TMZ on Friday, January 12, that Crombie had been identified with a short health issues prior to his passing. More details about Crombie’s cause of death have not been unveiled.
Crombie was ideal recognised for playing sitcom author “Crazy” Joe Davila on Seinfeld period 4. He played an antagonist of demonstrate star Jerry Seinfeld, whose character briefly dated and stalked Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus).
In addition to Seinfeld, Crombie’s performing credits also involve Star Trek: Deep Space 9, NYPD Blue, Purely natural Born Killers, The Doorways, The Blob and Residence of Frankenstein. Crombie’s closing acting function was in 2000 when he had a recurring part on Walker, Texas Ranger.
A lot of Hollywood performers have taken to social media to keep in mind Crombie’s legacy.
“Am heartbroken by the demise of my superior close friend Peter Crombie. He was a gifted artist,” comic Lewis Black wrote by means of X (previously Twitter) on Friday. “Not only was he a amazing actor but an immensely talented author. Much more importantly, he was as sweet as he was clever and I am a far better individual for understanding him.”
Tv set author Jay Russell, for his part, also paid tribute to his late pal. “RIP to my mate Peter Crombie who was a amazing, caring, gracious person, and magnificent actor,” Russell penned via X. “Peter granted me his terrific expertise, playing the ‘bad guy’ in My Doggy Skip and did a great job of scaring pet enthusiasts all over the globe. I hope he is at peace now. Delighted trails, maestro.”
An unofficial Seinfeld rewatch podcast also remembered Crombie’s legacy as Joe.
“RIP Peter Crombie. From the instant we fulfilled him, we understood he was compared with any sitcom visitor star we had at any time seen,” a publish on the “This Podcast is Generating Me Thirsty” X account read. “His portrayal as ‘Crazy’ Joe Davola in Seinfeld is a person of the most memorable of the complete collection. An amazing talent, who will be deeply missed.”