Comedian and Actor John Pinette Dies at 50

News   Comedian and Actor John Pinette Dies at 50 John Pinette, who starred as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray on Broadway and on tour, died April 5 at the age of 50, ABC News reports.

His death was attributed to natural causes.

Mr. Pinette starred in the the stand-up specials "Show Me the Buffett," "I'm Starvin'!" and "Still Hungry."

He appeared in the TV shows "Vinnie & Bobby," "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" and the series finale of "Seinfeld."

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