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Laverne and Shirley actor Eddie Mekka dies at 69

Updated on: 03 December,2021 11:26 AM IST  |  Washington
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His death was confirmed by his brother Warren Mekjian on Thursday

Laverne and Shirley actor Eddie Mekka dies at 69

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Actor Eddie Mekka, who was a regular on the 1970s-80s sitcom 'Laverne and Shirley' and also a Tony Award nominee, has died at the age of 69.

According to Fox News, his death was confirmed by his brother Warren Mekjian on Thursday. "Everybody was proud of Eddie's accomplishments on TV and he was a funny guy," Warren said, adding "Eddie always loved to dance and sing and makes jokes. He always tried to make people laugh and enjoy themselves."




Warren wasn't sure of the cause of Eddie's death but confirmed he was alone at home in Newhall, California, on November 27 when police found him. Warren did reveal that six months ago, Eddie went to a hospital and was diagnosed with a blood clot.


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