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Actor Maury Chaykin Died on His Birthday

July 28, 2010 (8:45 am) GMT
The Harvey Weingard of 'Entourage' completed his 61 years living on earth on Tuesday, July 27.

American/Canadian actor Maury Chaykin has died on his 61st birthday. The rotund character actor, best known for his role in "", died in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, July 27. He was believed to have been battling a kidney ailment.

Appearing in dozens of movies and TV shows since beginning his career in 1975, Chaykin became recognizable for his larger-than-life characters, appearing in "Dances With Wolves", "My Cousin Vinny", "The Mask of Zorro" and "A Life Less Ordinary". He found new fame playing Harvey Weingard - a parody of producer Harvey Weinstein - in hit TV show "Entourage" between 2005 and 2007.

Chaykin is survived by his actress wife Susannah Hoffmann and a daughter, Rose.

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