David Lander

American actor

David Lander (June 22, 1947 – December 4, 2020) was an American actor, comedian, musician and activist. He was known for his role as Squiggy in the sitcom Laverne & Shirley.

Lander was born in New York City. In 1984, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from the disease on December 4, 2020 at the age of 73.[1][2]


  1. "'Laverne & Shirley' Star David Lander, 'Squiggy' Star, Dead at 73". TMZ. December 5, 2020. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  2. Mike, Barnes (December 5, 2020). "David L. Lander, Squiggy on 'Laverne & Shirley,' Dies at 73". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 5, 2020.

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