Who is David Lander? David Lander Bio/Wiki
David Lander was an American actor, comedian, singer, and baseball scout who was best known for his role as Squiggy. He was born on June 22, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
He has worked for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as a Goodwill Ambassador.
In the 1970s and 1980s, the actor who played Squiggy on ABC’s “Laverne & Shirley” died in a Los Angeles hospital on Dec. 4.
RIP David Lander, Squiggy of “Laverne and Shirley,” has passed away at the age of 73. pic.twitter.com/MFssG1Bxit
— LandOfThe80s (@landofthe80s) December 6, 2020
He was 73 years old.
When he was 10, Lander wanted to become an actor. At the High School for the Performing Arts, he trained to become an actor and proceeded at Carnegie Tech and New York University.
Together with sitcom sidekick Lenny, played by Michael McKean, he was best known for his role of Andrew “Squiggy” Squiggman in the situation comedy Laverne & Shirley from 1976 to 1982.
Lander, a Pittsburgh Pirates fan, had a small stake in the Portland Beavers, in addition to acting. From 1997 on, he served as a baseball talent scout, first for the Anaheim Angels, then for the Seattle Mariners.
For several years, he was a member of the baseball sabermetrics association, SABR.
In the film industry, David has done a number of jobs and there is a legacy that he has left behind. The actor has a net worth valued at $8-$10 million.
David ensures that his feet are submerged in all the areas of entertainment, right from becoming an actor to a composer.
At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, on December 4, 2020, Lander died of complications from multiple sclerosis. He was 73 old. Prior to his death, he used a mobility scooter.
” If I can build and install a pacemaker in this mans chest, I can damn well bounce a microwave off a satellite ! ”
RIP David Lander ❤️ pic.twitter.com/w57F30Vegk
— Sarah Smith (@SmithMojogirl58) December 5, 2020
These guys were indeed number 1.
— Old School Radio 🔠 (@kickitoldschool) December 5, 2020
(June 22nd 1947 – December 4th 2020) pic.twitter.com/6xqvEVOfIg
— Alec Behan (@alec_behan) December 6, 2020