British-born stage and screen star Ian Abercrombie has died at age 77, according to EW.com.

Abecrombie worked frequently on the stage for over 40 years, including acclaimed productions of Stalag 17, Hamlet, Bent, Sweet Prince, A Doll's House, The Arcata Promise, Jean Cocteau - A Mirror Image, and My Fair Lady.

He also spent over five decades in film and television, where his many credits include Seinfeld, in which he played Mr. Pitt, along with Get Smart, Days of Our Lives, Birds of Prey, and Wizards of Waverly Place.