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John Pinette, Comic and Actor, Dies in Pittsburgh Hotel

6 April 2014 6:10 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of Seinfeld, has died. He was 50. Pinette died of natural causes Saturday at a hotel in Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office said Sunday evening. Pinette's agent confirmed his death. The self-deprecating Pinette was a portly presence on stage, frequently discussing his weight on stand-up specials Show Me the Buffett, I'm Starvin'! and Still Hungry. Pinette had been working on another stand-up project when he died, his agent, Nick Nuciforo, said. "He should be celebrated for the amazing comedian he was," Nuciforo said. »

- Associated Press

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Comedian, ‘Seinfeld’ Actor John Pinette Dies at 50

6 April 2014 4:43 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

John Pinette, a comedian known for his stand-up career and an appearance in the “Seinfeld” series finale, was found dead in a Pittsburgh hotel room on Saturday, according to reports. He was 50.

No cause of death has been released yet, though he was suffering from liver and heart disease, according to several outlets. Authorities have no suspicion of foul play at this time.

Along with his appearance as a carjacking victim in “Seinfeld,” his other credits include “Junior” (1994), “The Punisher” (2004) and “The Last Godfather.” (2010) His last hourlong stand-up special was 2011′s “Still Hungry.” The comedian was known for often poking fun at himself, and he was noted in the comedy world for his self-deprecating style.

His television credits include “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” and “Vinnie & Bobby.” He was also noted for his impressions, including those of The Chipmunks and Elvis Presley.

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- Alex Stedman

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R.I.P. Comedian John Pinette

6 April 2014 4:41 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Stand up comedian and actor John Pinette died Saturday in Pittsburgh after suffering a pulmonary embolism, his manager of 24 years Larry Schapiro confirms. He was 50. Pinette, a veteran of the comedy club circuit who underwent treatment for prescription drug addiction last year, was found dead in his hotel room yesterday afternoon. No autopsy was conducted. Pinette’s feature film credits include ’90s comedy films Reckless Kelly, Junior, and Simon Sez as well as Duets, The Punisher, Rio Sex Comedy, and Hyung-rae Shim’s The Last Godfather. On the small screen, Pinette was a regular on Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and appeared on Vinnie & Bobby, High Tide, and on the series finale of Seinfeld. His comedy special John Pinette: Still Hungry premiered on Comedy Central in 2011. At the time of his death the L.A.-based comedian was touring and developing his next stand-up special, titled John Pinette: They Call Me Slim. »

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