Lou Cutell, a veteran actor whose career spanned decades and included a memorable role in “Senfield,” died this week. He was 91.
The news of the actor’s passing was shared on Facebook by friend and actor Mark Furman. No cause of death was reported.
“After 91 years and an amazing life, my friend Lou Cutell took home,” Furman wrote. “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.”
“He took me to Lucille Ball’s house in 1986,” Furman added. “Rest in peace Lou.”
Cutell, perhaps best known for his role in the “Seinfeld” episode “The Fusilli Jerry” as a proctologist with the job-specific vanity track record “A-man”, got his first break in a production of the Broadway musical “The Young Abe”. Lincoln “in 1961.
Cutell first appeared on television in a 1964 episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and went on to appear in a number of high-profile series such as “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “Barney Miller”, “Kojak” and “Alice” into the 2010s. His last role was an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2015.
Cutell later appeared in films such as “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids”, “Wedding Crashers” and “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” as The Amazing Larry.
Cutell, a native of New York City, was born on October 6, 1930.