Peter Crombie, who played the role of "crazy" Joe Davola in Seinfeld, passed away at the age of 71 on Wednesday, January 10, Deadline confirmed on Friday.
The reason of death of the American film actor is not known, however, his former wife, Nadine Kijner, told TMZ that he had a brief illness without disclosing further details.
After the demise of her ex-husband, Kijner took to her social media account to announce the news of his death, "It is with shock and extreme sadness that I share my Ex-husband died this morning."
She penned a heartwarming lengthy caption on Wednesday and gushed over Crombie, "Thank you for so many wonderful memories and being such a good man. Fly free into the Unboundless source of light, Peter."
"May you be greeted with love by your parents, and Oliver. So so many people loved you because you were kind, giving, caring and creative Soul," the writer concluded with a red heart emoji and several hashtags including "#petercrombie #grief #love."
In the comment sections, fans and friends joined in to console her, extending their deepest condolences.
One of her friends commented, "Holding very strong space for you beautiful friend if you need me I’m here just a phone call away I love you [rose and red heart emoji]"
Another user wrote, "Oh honey I’m so sorry for this loss. Sending you all the love. May his memory be a blessing."
Meanwhile, Crombie’s fans expressed his shock, "Rest In peace, Peter Crombie. My goodness, how he brought Joe Davola to life. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones."