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Daniel von Bargen, beloved character actor, has died at 64 after a long illness. Von Bargen, who was known for playing military characters and authority figures, appeared in films including O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Silence of the Lambs, and of course, Starship Troopers. He also had a long career in television, with recurring roles on shows like The West Wing and Malcolm in the Middle.

He is particularly well-remembered for his hilarious role on Seinfeld. He played beautifully off of Jason Alexander as George's boss, Mr. Kruger. To remember von Bargen, here are some of those scenes:

Sources: WLWT | IMDB