Heavyset stand-up comedian and recovering addict John Pinette was found dead in his Pittsburgh hotel room on Sunday afternoon.
Entertainer John Pinette was found dead in his Pittsburgh hotel room, TMZ reports. He was 50.
Pinette was best known for his infamous "Chinese Buffet" stand-up routine, as well as his role in the series finale of Seinfeld.
Since last summer, he cancelled several of his live performances after he was admitted into rehab to combat his addiction to prescription medication.
The investigation is ongoing.