Richard Herd — who performed George Costanza’s Yankees boss on “Seinfeld” — has died.
The veteran actor — who’s presumably greatest remembered as Mr. Wilhelm on the hit sitcom — handed away Tuesday at his residence in L.A. attributable to issues from most cancers.
Herd solely appeared on 11 episodes of “Seinfeld,” however his time was memorable (and hilarious). He portrayed a (pretend) New York Yankees government who supervised George when he was the assistant to the touring secretary, and would usually give GC difficult duties he’d fumble his manner by way of finishing (or not finishing, extra usually).
Mr. Wilhelm finally stole George’s dream gig of scouting for the Mets … a terrific farewell to his character.
Richard had many, many roles in addition to “Seinfeld,” although — he acted in large movies like “All the President’s Men, “Get Out,” “The China Syndrome,” and “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.”
On TV, he additionally appeared on “Simon & Simon, “Murder, She Wrote,” “Quantum Leap,” “SeaQuest2032,” “Dallas” and “Hart to Hart.”
He’s survived by his spouse, Patricia, and his three youngsters.