‘Seinfeld’ Actor Peter Crombie Dead at 71, Played ‘Crazy Joe Davola’

Peter Crombie, known for his role as “Crazy” Joe Davola on the hit sitcom “Seinfeld,” has passed away. The news of his death was confirmed by his ex-wife, Nadine Kijner. The actor died on Wednesday due to an undisclosed illness.

Peter Crombie will always be remembered for his recurring role on “Seinfeld.” His character, “Crazy” Joe Davola, appeared in five episodes during the show’s fourth season. Joe Davola was known for terrorizing, stalking, and threatening Jerry Seinfeld, as well as dating Elaine at one point.

Aside from his role on “Seinfeld,” Peter Crombie also had an impressive filmography. He appeared in movies such as “My Dog Skip,” “Natural Born Killers,” “The Blob,” “Se7en,” and “Rising Sun,” among others. He also made numerous television appearances on shows like “NYPD Blue,” “Walker, Texas Ranger,” “Diagnosis Murder,” “Law & Order,” and “Perfect Strangers.”

In addition to his acting career, Peter Crombie starred in the TV miniseries “House of Frankenstein” and had guest roles on shows like “Spenser: For Hire,” “L.A. Law,” and “L.A. Firefighters.” Throughout his career, he accumulated 35 acting credits before leaving showbiz around 2000.

Described as a kind and caring person, Peter Crombie was loved by everybody who knew him. His ex-wife spoke highly of him, stating that he was generous and never had anything bad to say about anyone. His friend, Bill Stetz, remembered him as a gentle and loyal friend with a talent for acting and writing.

Peter Crombie’s death is a loss for the entertainment industry, as he made a significant impact on both the small and big screen. Fans and colleagues mourn the passing of a talented actor who brought memorable characters to life. Rest in peace, Peter Crombie.

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