Actor and comic Jerry Stiller, 91, suffered a medical scare on Wednesday evening that landed him the within the hospital however is now higher and recovering.
“He’s doing nicely and might be dwelling this weekend,” a household pal tells PEOPLE of his well being.
Stiller — well-known for taking part in George Costanza’s dad in Seinfeld, and for being the real-life one to Ben and sister Amy — misplaced his spouse, Anne Meara, in 2015 after she had suffered a number of strokes. She was 85 on the time of her demise.
“Anne’s reminiscence lives on within the hearts of daughter Amy, son Ben, her grandchildren, her prolonged household and mates, and the tens of millions she entertained as an actress, author and comedienne,” her household mentioned in an announcement on the time.
Married in 1954, Meara and Stiller carried out collectively as Stiller & Meara on sketch exhibits all through the 1960s, most notably, The Ed Sullivan Present.
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Stiller skilled a resurgence in fame by way of recurring roles in Seinfeld and The King of Queens (on which his spouse had a visitor starring function) for all of its 9 seasons. Meara did too, showing in a number of seasons of Intercourse and the Metropolis as Miranda Hobbes’ mother-in-law.
Throughout his run on Seinfeld, Stiller was nominated for an Emmy for Excellent Visitor Actor in a Comedy Sequence.
Stiller additionally appeared reverse his son in Zoolander.
PEOPLE is out to Stiller’s consultant for remark