Len Lesser dead at 88Well-recognized character actor Len Lesser, who was best known for his role as "Uncle Leo" on TV's Seinfeld is dead, reports the Associated Press. The veteran actor appeared in numerous TV shows throughout his 60-year career, including That Girl, Get Smart, The Munsters, The Monkees, Thirtysomething, ER and Everybody Loves Raymond.

Though more well own for his TV gigs, Lesser also appeared in several films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales, Kelly's Heroes, Birdman of Alcatraz, and Death Hunt.

"Heaven got a great comedian and actor today," his daughter, Michele, said in the statement. "The outpouring of sympathy we've already received has been amazing and is so greatly appreciated. Thank you to all the people who helped make my father's last journey special and surrounded with love."