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John Pinette dies at the age of 50

By: WJAC Web Staff and The Associated Press 

PITTSBURGH -- John Pinette was a stand-up comedian and hapless carjacking victim from the final episode of "Seinfeld."

He appeared in movies including "The Punisher" and had a trio of standup shows released on DVD.

He was well known as the portly carjacking victim whose plight lands the "Seinfeld" stars before a judge for failing to help under a good Samaritan law.

His agent Nick Nuciforo said he was working on another standup project when he died.

The medical examiner's office said Pinette's death was from natural causes. 


 
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Edgar Snyder

Washington Times

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