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Stephen Lee dies from heart attack at 58

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Seinfeld actor Stephen Lee passed away on August 14 after suffering a heart attack at the age of 58.

Stephen Lee portrayed the Big Bopper in Ritchie Valens biopic La Bamba and also appeared in the movies RoboCop 2 and Burlesque but he’ll perhaps be best remembered as an inquisitive contractor hired to install kitchen cabinets in Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment in a 1997 episode of Seinfeld.

Stephen Lee is best remembered as an inquisitive contractor hired to install kitchen cabinets in Jerry Seinfeld's apartment in a 1997 episode of Seinfeld

Stephen Lee is best remembered as an inquisitive contractor hired to install kitchen cabinets in Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment in a 1997 episode of Seinfeld

He made his debut in a 1981 episode of Hart to Hart and became a TV staple in shows like Hill Street Blues, Roseanne, Quantum Leap and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Stephen Lee also played Tom Arnold in 1994 TV movie Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes.