According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, comedian John Pinette (who played Howie on 'Seinfield' in 1998 - the prime moment of his career was when he was a victim of a carjacking in the final episode) passed away in a hotel room on Saturday. He was 50 years old.

Pinette was also the host of 2013 television series "All You Can Eat", and reportedly had heart and liver disease. He also went to rehab in August for prescription drugs.