Seinfeld actor Richard Herd has died at the age of 87.
The Boston, Massachusetts native passed away from cancer-related complications at his Los Angeles home on Tuesday (26May20).
Herd was a character actor who was famed for starring as Mr. Wilhelm on the hit TV comedy.
Wilhelm was the boss of Jason Alexander´s character, George Costanza, while he worked for the New York Yankees baseball organization.
Herd was also known for movie roles in All the President´s Men, alongside Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, The China Syndrome with Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas, and in Jordan Peele´s 2017 horror film Get Out.
Among his other TV credits were 1983 miniseries V and its sequel, V: The Final Battle, police drama T.J. Hooker, as well as various Star Trek shows, including Star Trek: Voyager, on which he played Admiral Owen Paris.
He also appeared in episodes of M*A*S*H, The Rockford Files, Golden Girls, Starsky & Hutch, Quantum Leap, The A-Team, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The O.C., CSI: Miami, and NYPD Blue.
Herd is the second beloved member of the Seinfeld cast to die in less than a month - Jerry Stiller, who played Alexander´s TV dad, Frank Costanza, passed away on 11 May at the age of 92.