John Pinette, Comedian, Found Dead

John Pinette

John Pinette, a stand-up comedian, was found dead in his Station Square hotel room in Pittsburgh around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. While the cause of death has not been determined, it has been reported that Pinette was suffering from both liver and heart disease.

Last August, the Pinette had checked into a rehab clinic to address a prescription pill addiction.

John Pinette, originally from Boston, acted in quite a few movies through the years. The comedian was best known for his role as the mugging victim on the final episode of Seinfeld.

By Carl Auer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

One Response to "John Pinette, Comedian, Found Dead"

  1. ilperty   April 6, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    This is so sad.


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