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*Close Call* Jerry Stiller Rushed To Hospital With Medical Scare Last Night

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Actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, 91, suffered a medical scare on Wednesday night that landed him the in the hospital but is now better and recovering.

“He is doing well and will be home this weekend,” a family friend tells PEOPLE of his health.

Stiller — famous for playing George Costanza’s dad in Seinfeld, and for being the real-life one to Ben and sister Amy — lost his wife, Anne Meara, in 2015 after she had suffered multiple strokes. She was 85 at the time of her death.

“Anne’s memory lives on in the hearts of daughter Amy, son Ben, her grandchildren, her extended family and friends, and the millions she entertained as an actress, writer and comedienne,” her family said in a statement at the time.

Married in 1954, Meara and Stiller performed together as Stiller & Meara on sketch shows throughout the 1960s, most notably, The Ed Sullivan Show.

Stiller experienced a resurgence in fame through recurring roles in Seinfeld and The King of Queens (on which his wife had a guest starring role) for all of its nine seasons. Meara did too, appearing in multiple seasons of Sex and the City as Miranda Hobbes’ mother-in-law.

During his run on Seinfeld, Stiller was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

Stiller also appeared opposite his son in Zoolander.

PEOPLE is out to Stiller’s representative for comment

Well this fucking sucks.  Thank god he’s in relatively good health after this scare, all things considered.  Jerry stiller could be 191 and if he were to pass it’d be too soon.  He’s one of the great ancillary character actors in television history.  Ultimate team player.  Just knew his roll; that he was a utility man of funniness

The term “National Treasure” gets throne thrown around a lot, but Jerry Stiller truly is a national treasure.  His character in Seinfeld is undoubtedly one of the best characters in what is one of the most famous TV shows of all time.  Frank was only on the show for a minute or two at a time here and there, but every time he was, you knew you were about to laugh your balls off.

I think one of the reasons he resonates with me personally so much is that my dad is going to be a real life version of Frank in like 20 years.  Letting his deadbeat, conniving son live in his house in his mid-30s, pissed off at Jerry Reinsdorf, and asking the most absurd, embarrassing questions to my future in laws, should I ever walk that plank.

So, without further ado, here’s my top 5 Frank Costanza scenes

5. Frank eats Estelle’s food

AND YOUR EGGPLANT PARMESAN IS A DISGRACE TO THIS HOUSE!!!

4. I sent 16 of my own men to the latrines that night:

Latrine is just such a funny word

3. Who has sex with the chicken?

I mean, he brings up a great point

2. KRUGER! MY SON SAYS YOUR COMPANY STINKS!

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“Portnoy…. my son says your company STINKS!!!”

1. HOW COULD YA TRADE JAY BUHNER?!?!

This already is my dad; if I were a White Sox employee and Reinsdorf thought I was dead and breaking the news to my dad, Chris Sale would be the only thing on his mind: “WHY IN THE FUCK DID YOU TRADE CHRIS SALE FOR THAT BUM MONCADA!!!”

Get well soon, Jerry

EDIT:

I fucked this up, and badly.  This could arguably be his best clip, just so much anger and rage with Morty