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Len Lesser
Birth: Dec. 3, 1922
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2011
Burbank
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He had over 500 television, film and stage appearances over a 60-year career, but is probably best remembered for his role as Uncle Leo in the 1990s hit TV sitcom "Seinfeld". Born Leonard King Lesser in the Bronx, he launched his acting career in 1949 with an episode of TV's "Studio One in Hollywood". He went on to appear in dozens of TV shows, including "Dragnet", "The Thin Man", "Gunsmoke", "The Untouchables", "Get Smart", "All in the Family" and "Kojak." In most of these he was seen only once or twice, and his appealing performances as Uncle Leo in "Seinfeld" brought him a celebrity he had scarcely imagined. (He told a reporter that a "Seinfeld" fan approached him at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, quoting Leo's dialogue). Lesser then enjoyed another recurring role, as Garvin in the sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond". He also appeared in a number of films, including "Kelly's Heroes" (1970), "Papillon" (1973), "The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976), and "Baadasssss" (2003). (bio by: C & N Rasmussen) 
 
Burial:
Sholom Memorial Park
San Fernando
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Hym Solomon section, Plot 78, Grave A
 
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Originally Created by: C & N Rasmussen
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
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- Roses♥~
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015
Because We Never Met Each Other Len, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015

- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Mar. 22, 2015
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