Ian Abercrombie, Elaine”s Boss on Seinfeld, Dies at 77

Ian Abercrombie and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on <em>Seinfeld</em>” />  <br /> Ian Abercrombie, the British character actor who found fame later in life by playing Elaine”s boss Mr. Pitt on <em>Seinfeld</em>, has died at 77. </p>
<p>Abercrombie passed away Thursday of complications from kidney failure, having been diagnosed with lymphoma, the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> reports. </p>
<p>Having started his career as a dancer, Abercrombie spent four decades acting on the stage, screen and TV, before his seven episodes on Seinfeld changed his life. </p>
<p>“Incredibly so,” he told CNN in 1998. “I mean, I have been around as an actor for 40-odd years, and this show knocked me out of the ballpark.”</p>
<p>As Elaine”s boss, he said, “I was a pain in the neck. I was a hypochondriac. I was many things, and I just made her life so miserable. She wouldn”t take the salt off my pretzels, you know. She brought me white socks  she did a lot of things for me, but she could never do it right.”</p>
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