Lou Cutell, actor known for ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ dead at 91


His good friend says he “went home.”

Actor Lou Cutell, who was finest known for showing in TV sequence together with “Seinfeld” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” has died at age 91. Cutell’s good friend Mark Furman announced his death in a Facebook put up on Monday, though he didn’t disclose the trigger.

“After 91 years, and a great life, my friend Lou Cutell went home,” the bereaved buddy wrote, together with photos of the late thespian. “A film, theater and character actor. Big Larry in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, A– Man in Seinfeld, Abe in Grey’s Anatomy S12,E4.”

Furman added: “He took me to Lucille Ball’s house in 1986. Rest in peace Lou.”

Born in New York City on Oct. 6, 1930, Cutell got his start on Broadway 60 years ago, starring within the musical “The Young Abe Lincoln.”

His first tv stint got here in 1964 when Cutell appeared in an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” From there, he went on to look in a slew of traditional TV sequence, together with “The Wild Wild West” (1968), “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” (1974), “Starsky & Hutch” (1976), “The Love Boat” (1977), “The Bob Newhart Show” (1974 and 1978) and “Kojak” (1978), in addition to a recurring function in “Alice” (1983-1984).

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Lou Cutell was famously revealed as the true ASSMAN in “Seinfeld.”
Lou Cutell (second from left) takes part in a 30th anniversary screening of "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" in 2015 with Diane Salinger, Paul Reubens, E.G. Daily and Damon Martin.
Lou Cutell (second from left) takes half in a Thirtieth-anniversary screening of “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” in 2015 with Diane Salinger, Paul Reubens, E.G. Daily and Damon Martin.

However, Cutell is probably most well-known for playing the mysterious “a–man” within the iconic “Fusilli Jerry” episode of “Seinfeld.” He additionally appeared in a number of episodes of the 2013-2014 sequence “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” and two episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” in 2004. The sitcom star’s closing tv look got here in 2015 through a cameo within the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Along along with his TV roles, Cutell appeared in notable movies, together with “Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster” (1965), “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (1989) and “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” (1985), by which he performed Amazing Larry.

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Lou Cutell additionally appeared on an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Lou Cutell appears with Marilyn Hanold in a scene from the 1965 movie "Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster."
Lou Cutell seems with Marilyn Hanold in a scene from the 1965 film “Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster.”
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