Lou Cutell, who performed the proctologist identified as “Ass Man” on a 1995 episode of Seinfeld and the mohawk-wearing Incredible Larry in the 1985 movie Pee-wee’s Immense Walk, has died. He used to be 91.
Cutell died Sunday, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman) reported on Twitter. Reubens called him “sweet, caring and unassuming [and] slyly and wickedly silly” and said he got to envision with him currently. No numerous little print of his demise were straight away on hand.
In a single among his earliest roles, Cutell portrayed a doctor who targets to bring the total females on Earth to Mars in Frankenstein Meets the Dwelling Monster (1965), automatically ranked as one among the worst motion photos ever made.
However, he also looked in loads of legitimate motion photos for the length of his prolonged profession, alongside side Minute Immense Man (1970), The World’s Most inviting Lover (1977), Foul Play (1978), Honey, I Shriveled the Children (1989) and Marriage ceremony Crashers (2005).
Cutell portrayed Leo Funkhouser on a pair of episodes of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2004 and in 2013-14 looked as one among the prankster seniors on Betty White’s Off Their Rockers at NBC.
On the sixth-season Seinfeld episode “The Fusilli Jerry,” Cutell performed Dr. Howard Cooperman; his shallowness license plates, which learn ASSMAN, are mistakenly given to Kramer at the Division of Motor Autos.
Besides my respect movie, my popular thing Lou acted in used to be when he performed an alien doctor in 1965’s “Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster.” In exact existence, he used to be mighty—sweet, caring and unassuming. He used to be also slyly and wickedly silly. pic.twitter.com/oZaZnI9MgC
— Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) November 24, 2021
Born in Serene York on Oct. 6, 1930, Cutell got to Broadway in the 1961 musical The Younger Abe Lincoln, then made his TV debut three years in a while The Dick Van Dyke Present in the episode “My Mom Can Beat Up My Father.”
He went on to appear on dozens of numerous displays, from My Three Sons, The Wild Wild West and The Mary Tyler Moore Present to Starsky & Hutch, Lou Grant, Alice, The Golden Girls, The Wonder Years and Gray’s Anatomy, where he made his final onscreen appearance in 2015.