Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92

He died of natural causes, his son Ben Stiller confirmed today.

Jerry Stiller in 2009.
Jerry Stiller in 2009.
Image: SIPA USA/PA Images

ACTOR JERRY STILLER has died at the age of 92, his son actor Ben Stiller confirmed today. 

Jerry was best known for his roles as Frank Costanza in comedy show Seinfeld and as Arthur Spooner in The King of Queens. 

His son confirmed the news on Twitter this morning. 

“I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes,” Ben Stiller said on Twitter.

“He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad.”

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Jerry’s last role was in the TV movie Zoolander: Super Model which also starred Ben Stiller. Jerry also appeared in the original Zoolander film in 2001 alongside his son.  

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel