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‘Seinfeld’ Actor Taylor Negron Dead at 57

12 January 2015 7:04 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Taylor Negron, an actor who appeared on “Seinfeld” as a hairdresser in 1993’s “Smelly Car” episode, died on Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 57.

His cousin, Three Dog Night member Chuck Negron, took to YouTube on Saturday to tell his fans that Negron passed away over the weekend while surrounded by family.

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“May he rest in peace,” Chuck said. “I just wanted all you people who knew him and loved him to know that he just passed.”

Negron, a Glendale, California-raised performer who studied acting at UCLA, began his acting »

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Taylor Negron 1957-2015

11 January 2015 7:40 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

A clear member of what we at Empire like to call the 27 Per Cent-ers’ Club (as in, character actors who make films 27 per cent better simply by appearing in them), it’s sad to report that comedian and actor Taylor Negron has died at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer.One of four brothers born to parents of Puerto Rican descent in Glendale, California, the man originally known as Brad Stephen Negron was not the only member of his family to show talent – his cousin Chuck was a former member of pop group Three Dog Night. But Negron’s ambitions lay in comedy and performance, and he attended UCLA.Following work with acting coach Lee Strasberg a private comedy seminar taught by Lucille Ball, he went on to join the cast of an improv comedy group alongside the likes of Robin Williams and Martin Short. He initially »

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