Comic actor who played George Costanza's father on Seinfeld. As a film actor, he co-starred in Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid, and Heavyweights.
He starred in a production of Coriolanus alongside actors Gene Saks and Jack Klugman.
He played a role in The King of Queens from 1998 to 2007.
He married Anne Meara in 1954. He was the father of comedy actor Ben Stiller and actress Amy Stiller.
He appeared alongside Will Ferrell in the comedy Zoolander.