Actor Jerry Stiller's death is one of the huge losses to the Hollywood film industry. Popular as George Costanza's father Frank on the sitcom Seinfeld, Jerry contributed numerous hits to the movie world. He is considered one of the comedy legends and will always be remembered as the man who never failed to make all of us laugh.
Let's have a look at his life, legacy, and career journey through the article.
Cause Of Legendary Comedian And Actor Jerry Stiller's Death
Jerry Stiller was 92 years old when he died. He was just a month away to celebrate his 93rd birthday.
CAPTION: Legendary Comedian Jerry Stiller Died At 92 SOURCE: Vulture
On May 11, 2020, the world got the shocking news that Stiller died from natural death at his house located at the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Family And Early Life
Jerry Stiller was born Gerald Issac Stiller on June 8, 1927, in New York City, New York, the United States to bus driver father, William Stiller, and homemaker mother, Bella Citrin.
The late actor Stiller had three siblings, Maxine Stiller, Doreen Stiller, and Arnold Stiller.
Jerry went to Seward Park High School. Similarly, in 1950, he received a bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama from Syracuse University. Later, he also enrolled at HB Studio and studied drama.
How Was His Relationship With Wife?
The King of Queens star Jerry Stiller met the love of his life, Anne Meara, at an agent's office. During that time, his wife was a struggling actress and Stiller asked her for a coffee after she had horrible interaction with the age while.
CAPTION: Beautiful Couple Jerry Stiller And Anne Meara: The Couple Were Married For 61 Years Until Death Apart Them SOURCE: Country Living Magazine
Eventually, the couple began dating and married on September 14, 1954. The dup first welcomed their first child, actress Amy Stiller on August 9, 1961. Again, the duo became proud parents of an actor, Ben Stiller, on November 30, 1965.
CAPTION: Legendary Comedy Duo Jerry and Son Ben Stiller SOURCE: The Wrap
Jerry and Anne were together until death apart them. Meara died suffering from multiple strokes at their home on May 23, 2015.
How Rich Was Actor Jerry Stiller At His Death?
Father of 2, Jerry Stiller is a cla s sically trained and accomplished stage actor best known as a part as Frank on the sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). Similarly, he also gained worldwide popularity for playing eccentric Arthur Spooner on the CBS comedy series The King of Queens.
Besides that, the versatile figure Stiller was also famous for his hard work in movies such as Heavyweights, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid, and Planes: Fire and Rescue.
At the time of his demise, in May 2020, Jerry Stiller was worth $14 million as per the Celebrity Net Worth. On the other hand, The Richest says he had an estimated net worth of $12.5 million.