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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/17/2011

Seinfeld's "Uncle Leo" dies

By Lauren Wiseman

Len Lesser, the veteran character actor who played Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld," died yesterday in Los Angeles of pneumonia brought on by cancer. He was 88.

In addition to "Seinfeld," Lesser appeared on such TV series as "Get Smart," "The Monkees," "ER" and "Everybody Loves Raymond."

But who can forget the boisterous scene stealer with his polyester, '70s attire and signature greeting, "Helloooo!"

To honor Uncle Leo, here's a clip of Leo as we remember him best.

By Lauren Wiseman  | February 17, 2011; 12:15 PM ET
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