Peter Boyle, the tall, prematurely bald actor who was the tap-dancing monster in "Young Frankenstein" and the curmudgeonly father in the long-running sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 71.
Boyle died Tuesday evening at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He had been suffering from multiple myeloma and heart disease, said his publicist, Jennifer Plante.
A Christian Brothers monk who turned to acting, Boyle gained notice playing an angry workingman in the Vietnam...
From your work as the monster in Young Frankenstein, to your fantastic work on Raymond..and being probably the character that made that show as it did..to even your guest appearances on Mind of Mencia, everything ..."
– ck, fan,
Roscoe, IL, Dec 07, 2009
"This was the funniest man... best actor. I knew he'd be a star when he did played "Joe"."