Bill Erwin's Death

Born (Birthday) December 2, 1914

Death Date December 29, 2010

Age of Death 96 years

Cause of Death Natural Causes

Place of Death Studio City, California, United States

Profession TV Actor

The tv actor Bill Erwin died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his Emmy-nominated role as Sid Fields on the popular American sitcom Seinfeld, this character actor also appeared in episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and I Love Lucy and in such films as Man from Del Rio and Somewhere In Time.

After earning a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin, he studied theater at Southern California’s Pasadena Playhouse and went on to serve during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Forces.

He played the father of a young Jack Nicholson’s character in the 1958 film Cry Baby Killer. When he was not on set, he worked as a cartoonist, publishing pieces in Los Angeles magazine and The New Yorker.

His marriage to fellow journalist and actor Fran MacLachlan Erwin resulted in four children: Kelly, Lindsey, Timothy, and Michael.

He played small roles in such John Hughes films as Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; Dennis the Menace; and Home Alone.

How did Bill Erwin die?

Death. Erwin died from natural causes at his home in Studio City, California on December 29, 2010 aged 96. He lived near the production lot where Seinfeld was filmed.