Broadway Regular Louis Zorich Dies @ 93

Louis Zorich, for over 55 years the husband of actor Olympia Dukakis (pictured in main image, b. 1931), has died, THR reports. He was 93.

In a Mad About You scene with Reiser, 1990s (Image via NBC)

Zorich is well-known to TV fans as the father of the Paul Reiser (b. 1957) character on Mad About You (1993-1999).

Zorch made his first Broadway bows in Becket in 1960, stood in for Walter Matthau (1920-2000) in the original production of The Odd Couple (1965), starred in Herzl (1976), appeared in a revival of Follies (2001) and — finally — in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2003).

He was Constable in the 1971 feature-film adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof, and also appeared in the films The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) and Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989).

Along with Dukakis, he is survived by three children.

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