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John Pinette dead at age 50

John Pinette the 50-year-old comedian died at a Pennsylvania hotel this past weekend according to the Hollywood News Daily reports on April 7.

John Pinette dead at age 50
John Pinette dead at age 50(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

The actor and comedian's death was confirmed by his agent who stated that Pinette died of natural causes Saturday at a hotel in Pittsburgh.

Pinette, is best known for for his stand up comedy and his appearance on the sitcom Seinfeld where he a carjacking victim in the final episode of "Seinfeld," has died.

John Pinette's cause of death has been ruled as natural causes.

Pinette is also known well by his fans as a self-deprecating comic on stage, where he would frequently discussing his weight on stand-up specials "Show Me the Buffett," "I'm Starvin'!" and "Still Hungry."

Pinette had been working on another stand-up project when he died.

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John also appeared in a number of films that include "The Punisher" and had a trio of stand-up shows released on DVD.

Pinette also appeared in the television series "Parker Lewis Can't Lose."

The medical examiner's office said no autopsy was performed and Pinette's own physician signed off on the cause of death.

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John Pinette had been preparing for a stand-up tour of the U.S. and Canada.

Rest In Peace John Pinette.

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