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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 3 December 1922New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 16 February 2011Burbank, California, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameLeonard King Lesser
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Len Lesser was born on December 3, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Leonard King Lesser. He was an actor, known for Papillon (1973), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and Kelly's Heroes (1970). He was married to Janice Burrell. He died on February 16, 2011 in Burbank, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Janice Burrell (21 July 1954 - 30 June 1982) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (3)

Was a Detroit Tigers fan.
Veteran film and TV heavy with hundreds of credits on his resume but didn't become a semi-household name until his twilight years as Uncle Leo on TV's Seinfeld (1989).
Son of a Jewish grocer in the Bronx. Studied at City College in New York, graduating at the age of 19. Served with the U.S. Army in China, Burma and India during World War II.

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