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Actor Hiram Kasten, star of the series “Seinfeld,” has died at the age of 71

Actor Hiram Kasten, star of the series “Seinfeld,” has died at the age of 71

“Seinfeld” star.

Hiram Casten dies at the age of 71

Comedian, sitcom regular

Hiram Casten A 1970s and 1980s New York City comedy star who appeared on “Seinfeld” has died.

The comedian died on Sunday after battling various ailments including prostate cancer… according to an obituary sent to his handler Facebook page.

In the obituary, Kasten was remembered as a hilarious comedian, charming man and great family man who rose to fame during New York City’s comedy boom of the 1980s.

he met Jerry Seinfeld Early in his career after he auditioned for The Comic Strip, the two struck up a lifelong friendship that led to Hiram appearing in three episodes of “Seinfeld” as Elaine Benes’ co-worker Michael.

In addition to “Seinfeld,” Kasten appeared on the sitcom regularly over the next two decades, earning credits on “My Wife and Kids,” “Saved by the Bell,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.” “, “Seventh Heaven”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Men of a Certain Age” and many more.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years DianaHis daughter Millicent and many extended family members. Family Planning Funeral Services in both New York and Los Angeles.

Hiram was 71 years old.

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