One of Walter Orkevic’s most memorable roles was in the episode “Seinfeld” as Kramer’s Cableman.
According to reports, Walter Orkevic, the best-known actor in his roles in “Grace Under Fire,” “Twin Peaks,” and “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 72 years old.
USA TODAY reported that Orkewitz died of a long illness at his home near Los Angeles on Tuesday.
“He was a good man who pushed his love of creativity and art into everything he did,” his son Zack told his father USA TODAY.
Olkewicz was born on May 14, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. His career began in the 1976 science fiction movie “Futureworld.”
His roles include bartender Jack Renault at “Twin Peaks”, oil refinery Doggy Baudrow at “Grace Under Fire”, and the 1996 “Seinfeld” episode. It included a memorable guest role as Nick of The Cable Guy. Other roles included Tiny McGee from “Who’s The Boss?”. Walter Prim of “Night Court”.
With the exception of these and a few others, Orkewitz is primarily a character actor and has made guest appearances on several television shows and films.
The Hollywood Reporter said Orkewitz has survived with his son Zack, daughter-in-law, Katrina Renels, and grandchildren Sadie and Declan Robert.
Related: Report: Disney movie trailer voice Mark Elliott dies at age 81
Related: “Chernobyl” and “Harry Potter” actors Paul Ritter dies at age 54
Related: G.Gordon Liddy dies at age 90
Related: Houston Tumlin, child actor of “Talladega Nights”, died at age 28
Related: Actor George Segal dies at age 87
Related: Actor Yaphet Kotto, “Alien” star, Bond villain, died at age 81
Related: Christopher Plummer, The Sound of Music Star, dies at age 91
Walter Orkevic-Jack Renault of “Twin Peaks”-died at age 72
Source link Walter Orkevic-Jack Renault of “Twin Peaks”-died at age 72