David L. Lander, best known as ‘Squiggy’ on Laverne & Shirley, dies at 73

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NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 14: Actor David Lander attends the 10th Annual TV Land Awards at the Lexington Avenue Armory on April 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

(WTVO) — David L. Lander, the actor best known for playing Andrew “Squiggy” Squiggman on the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley” has died, according to TMZ.

Lander’s wife tells TMZ that he died Friday evening as a result of multiple sclerosis. David’s daughter Natalie and her husband were at his side when he passed.

Lander was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1984.

Lander’s co-star Michael McKean, who played Lenny, posted an old photo of the two on Twitter Saturday afternoon.

McKean and Lander actually met at Carnegie University in Pittsburgh where they originally developed their characters.

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