Veteran Actor Jack Riley, commonly known for his voicing role on the famous animated show “Rugrats” as Stu Pickles is dead.

He was also a regular actor on “The Bob Newhart Show” on the 1970s sitcom, where he also gained recognition for his role as neurotic patient Elliot Carlin.

As a voice actor, he voiced over 143 episodes of the original series of the iconic Nickelodeon character in “Rugrats” which lasted for over a decade – starting from 1991 through to 2005. He also got his voice heard on several other “Rugrats” movies including “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie” (2000), “The Rugrats Movie” (1998), and “A Rugrats Vacation” (1997), together with multiple video games that were based on the Nicktoons.

Jack was also a regular in “Son of the Beach,” “Night Court,” “Seinfeld,” and “Diff’rent Strokes.” His role on Nickelodeon animation Rugrats as absent-minded dad Stu made his voice recognized among a new generation in the 1990s. Along with making guest appearances on popular TV series, he also voiced several commercials.

During the course of his career which spanned nearly 50 years, Riley won over 150 credits for himself. In addition to his career on television, the actor played several roles in some of Mel Brooks films including “Silent Movie,” “Spaceballs,” “High Anxiety,” and “History of the World: Part I.”

Riley also appeared in multiple episodes of TV shows, among which are “That 70’s Show,” “Baywatch,” “Married… with Children,” “Coach,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Night Court,” “Barney Miller,” “Skelton Show,” “Gleaming the Cube,” “A Dangerous Woman,” “Boogie Nights,” “The World’s Greatest Lover,” and “The Red.”

According to Riley’s wife Ginger Lawrence, the veteran actor died of pneumonia and infection. He was 80. He is survived by wife, two children, and grandchildren.

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