CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza’s dim-witted boss Mr. Kruger on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 64.
Von Bargen died Sunday in the Cincinnati area, Harry Gilligan, owner of Gilligan Funeral Homes, confirmed yesterday. Gilligan said he couldn’t provide the cause of death, names of relatives or any other information. WLWT-TV in Cincinnati first reported the death.
In addition to his “Seinfeld” role, von Bargen portrayed Commandant Edwin Spangler on “Malcolm in the Middle.” His film credits include “The Silence of the Lambs,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” and “Lord of Illusions.” He also had appearances on “Law & Order,” “The West Wing” and “NYPD Blue.”