University of Massachusetts
Final film role in "The Last Godfather"
Won Funniest Male Standup Comic at the American Comedy Awards
Appeared in the final episode of "Seinfeld"
Small part in "Junior"
First series regular role on "Vinnie & Bobby"
Series regular on "Parker Lewis Can't Lose"
Known for such albums as "Show Me The Buffet"
Pinette spent a brief time working as an accountant after college, but quit after six months to pursue a career as a standup.
Pinette's first big break in show business came when he started opening for Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas.
He is best known for playing a carjack victim in the series finale of "Seinfeld."
At his heaviest, Pinette was said to have weighed 450 lbs.
He was known for doing impressions, among them Elvis, The Chipmunks, and Marlon Brando.