US actor, comedian Jerry Stiller dies aged 92

Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at the age of 92, confirmed his actor-son Ben Stiller.

“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,” wrote Ben, on Monday morning.

Jerry had a storied career and is best known for his starring role as George Costanza’s father on ‘Seinfield’, and Arthur Spooner on ‘King of Queens’.

He also starred across from his son Ben in both ‘Zoolander’ films.

Jerry was born in 1927 in New York. He married fellow comedian Anne Meara in the 1950s.

The pair welcomed son Ben in 1965.

Meara passed away in 2015 at the age of 85.

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