Seinfeld Actor Peter Crombie Passes Away at 71 After Battle with Illness

Los Angeles, CA – Actor Peter Crombie, best known for his role as “Crazy” Joe Davola on the hit US sitcom Seinfeld, has passed away at the age of 71. The news of his death was confirmed by his ex-wife Nadine Kijner in a heartfelt statement on Instagram. The cause of his death has not been disclosed.

Crombie joined the cast of Seinfeld in 1992 and played the character of “Crazy” Joe Davola, who terrorized and tormented the show’s lead, Jerry Seinfeld. He also had a romantic storyline with Jerry’s friend Elaine in season four.

Many have expressed their sorrow and paid tribute to Crombie on social media. Comedian Lewis Black described Crombie as a gifted artist, highlighting his talent not only as an actor but also as a writer. Filmmaker Jay Russell, who worked with Crombie on the film My Dog Skip, remembered him as a wonderful and caring person.

Born on June 26, 1952, Crombie’s acting credits extend beyond Seinfeld. He appeared in projects such as Perfect Strangers, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Doors, Natural Born Killers, Law & Order, and Broken Vows.

The death of Crombie has left his loved ones and the entertainment community in shock. No further details about additional survivors have been made available at this time.

Peter Crombie, known for his memorable role on Seinfeld, has passed away at the age of 71. His ex-wife, Nadine Kijner, confirmed the news and expressed her shock and extreme sadness. Crombie’s cause of death remains undisclosed. He will be remembered for his contributions to the industry and his kind, giving, and caring nature. May he rest in peace.