Jason Alexander On Daniel Van Bargen Passing

Posted on March 5th, 2015 at 9:21 am
True daniel van bargen passingThe man who played George Costanza's boss on Seinfeld has died. Actor Daniel Van Bargen was 64. He passed away Sunday in his native Ohio of complications from diabetes. Van Bargen starred from 1997-1998 on the iconic comedy as Mr. Kruger, George's hapless boss at Kruger Industrial Smoothing. Jason Alexander, who played George remembered him Thursday, noting on his Twitter "Sorry for the loss of Danny Von Bargen. A lovely guy. And what a contribution to our show. RIP. Von Bargen also played Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolm in the Middle from 2000-2002. His last acting role was in 2009 and had battled diabetes for some time, having a leg amputated due to the disease several years ago. In 2012, he made headlines for calling 911 after a failed suicide attempt where he shot himself in the head but survived. Rest In Peace.