bill erwin 'Seinfeld' and 'Somewhere In Time' actor Bill Erwin dies at age 96Character actor Bill Erwin died on Dec. 29, at his home in Studio City, California, due to age-related causes. He was 96 years-old. Erwin was best known for his role on “Seinfeld” as Sid Fields.
]]>Erwin, who received an Emmy nomination in 1993 for his turn on the hit NBC comedy, was also known for his role as Arthur the Bellman in the 1980 time-travel drama “Somewhere In Time.” He had dozens of roles in episodic TV, including “Growing Pains,” “Gunsmoke,” “The Golden Girls,” “Twilight Zone,” “Who’s the Boss?” and many more. Erwin was also a stage actor, working on Broadway, the Laguna Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse and Theater 40 in Beverly Hills. He began acting at the Laguna Playhouse and La Jolla Playhouse in 1940. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin in 1935. He is survived by his four children, Mike, Timothy, Lindsey and Kelly, and eight grandchildren.

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