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Character actor Stephen Lee dead at 58

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Stephen Lee
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Stephen Lee
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Stephen Lee, a character actor who has appeared in several TV series including Seinfeld, Malcom in the Middle, and The West Wing died on August 14 after a heart attack. He was 58.

Lee’s friend, actress Lisa Pescia, confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday. While mostly known for his TV roles — in addition to Seinfeld, he also appeared on Bones, Everybody Loves Raymond and Nash Bridges –– Lee also appeared in 2010’s Burlesque and in the 1994 TV movie Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes.

Lee kept busy since making his television back in 1981, on an episode of Hart to Hart.