Jerry Stiller's 'Seinfeld' & 'King of Queens' Co-Stars Pay Tribute To The Comedy Legend
After Jerry Stiller's death, the cast members of Seinfeld and The King of Queens as well as many other celebrities and actors have paid tribute to the comedy legend via social media.
Jerry Stiller passed away on May 11, 2020 and his former co-stars from shows like Seinfeld and The King of Queens took to social media to pay tribute to the late comedy legend.
Leah Remini, who played Jerry's on-screen daughter on The King of Queens for nine years, posted some great throwback pictures on her Instagram account and wrote that she was "lucky enough" to work with him on the show. "I am only comforted knowing that Anne & Jerry, the great comedy duo of Stiller & Meara are back together," she wrote, mentioning Jerry's wife, Anne Meara, who died in 2015.
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I was lucky enough to work with Jerry Stiller, playing his daughter for 9 years on The King Of Queens, but even luckier to know him, the man, the husband, the father, the grandfather. I am only comforted knowing that Anne & Jerry, the great comedy duo of Stiller & Meara are back together. I will be forever grateful for the memories, the fatherly talks off screen and for the many years of laughter, the kindness he had shown to me and my family...You will be so very missed Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Amy & Ben. #JerryStiller #stillerandmeara
"I will be forever grateful for the memories, the fatherly talks off screen and for the many years of laughter, the kindness he had shown to me and my family...You will be so very missed Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Amy & Ben."
Kevin James: "One of the most kind, loving, and funny people"
Kevin James, who also shared the screen with Jerry as his son-in-law in The King of Queens also took to Instagram to express his sadness in the most loving way: "One of the most kind, loving, and funny people to ever grace this earth. Thank you for so many incredible memories. I love you and miss you. Requiescat in pace."
Scroll down and have a look at more loving tributes to the late Jerry Stiller from actors like Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ben Stiller and more...
Such sad news that my beloved friend, Jerry Stiller, has passed. He was perhaps the kindest man I ever had the honor to work beside. He made me laugh when I was a child and every day I was with him. A great actor, a great man, a lovely friend. #RIPJerryStiller I Love you.— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) May 11, 2020
Yeah. I adored this man. pic.twitter.com/4YiaTLJh4C— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) May 11, 2020
The truth is that this happened all the time with Jerry Stiller. He was so funny and such a dear human being. We loved him. RIP Jerry Stiller.https://t.co/kXL14zMKeX— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) May 11, 2020
The Seinfeld family lost a legend today. Rest in peace, Jerry Stiller. pic.twitter.com/6sJUDNsoXW— Seinfeld (@SeinfeldTV) May 11, 2020
I'm sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes. He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad. pic.twitter.com/KyoNsJIBz5— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) May 11, 2020
We've lost a true king. Rest in peace, Jerry Stiller. pic.twitter.com/MJDq9yJaJh— The King of Queens (@TheKOQ) May 11, 2020
#RIPJerryStiller. You were a for-real comedy legend, and it's humbling to think about sharing scenes with you. You were on a Yoda-level of comedic skill -- I saw you get a laugh just walking into a kitchen and saying, "Hello, Douglas!" pic.twitter.com/mcgZYpQxTD— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) May 11, 2020
What a comedic hero Jerry Stiller was. Thank you for bringing so much happiness to the world for so many years. I don't know if there's a heaven, but if there is, Jerry probably just made Jesus pee his pants from laughing so hard. Rest in love. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️⛅️— Olivia Munn (@oliviamunn) May 11, 2020
My heart goes out to @RedHourBen & his entire family on this very difficult loss. Thank you Jerry for your brilliant comedic prowess. There was nobody who quite turned a phrase like #JerryStiller & few who got to create a holiday iconically linked to them. Happy eternal Festivus https://t.co/qDb9fFvrHB— Josh Gad (@joshgad) May 11, 2020
Captain's Log Stardate 54: As we begin a new week it is sad to hear about the passing of Jerry Stiller; a comedic genius, fellow actor & friend. He will be missed. Condolences to his family.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) May 11, 2020