Curb Your Enthusiasm Star Richard Lewis Dies at 76

Written by Henrik Rothen

Feb.28 - 2024 10:18 PM CET

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Photo: Kathy Hutchins /
Curb Your Enthusiasm Star Richard Lewis Dies at 76

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Renowned comedian and actor Richard Lewis, celebrated for his memorable performances in HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and the comedic film "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," has passed away at the age of 76. The cause of his death was a heart attack, which occurred at his Los Angeles residence on Tuesday evening, as confirmed by his publicist through a statement to Good Morning America.

In a revealing disclosure last year, Lewis shared with his fans and the public that he had been battling Parkinson's disease, showcasing his characteristic bravery and openness.

The statement also conveyed the gratitude of his wife, Joyce Lapinsky, towards everyone for their overwhelming love, friendship, and support during this difficult period. She has requested privacy as she and their loved ones mourn the loss of Lewis.

Lewis's career spanned several decades, during which he became known for his neurotic humor and distinct style. His role in "Curb Your Enthusiasm" particularly highlighted his unique comedic talent, making him a beloved figure in the world of comedy.

The entertainment community and his fans worldwide are mourning the loss of a truly talented individual who brought laughter and joy to so many.

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