CHANDLER: Janice was my safety net, ok? Larry Michael Hankin (born August 31, 1940) is an American character actor, performer, director, comedian and producer. And bizarre is also the story behind his axing from the show. He appeared in the episode, so it wasn't like the actor didn't want to be on the show anymore. Remember The One Where Mr. Heckles Dies Well… Mr Heckles made a surprise visit on Instagram. In the season 4 Seinfeld episode, "The Pilot," he portrayed an actor playing a character based on Cosmo Kramer. As Monica and Rachel's neighbour, his character was quite weird, funny and bizarre. His lines are unforgettable and typical which has made him a legend. He also likes to bang on the ceiling with a broom when he feels people are being too loud. RACHEL: Ok, you win. MONICA: That's terrible. He is known for his major film roles as Charley Butts in Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Ace in Running Scared (1986), and Carl Alphonse in Billy Madison (1995). They told him he did not have a cat, to which he responded "I could have a cat." They don't think they were being particularly loud. Revealing mistake: After Mr. Heckles has been taken away, in the last wideshot while everyone's still standing in the hallway, when this is viewed on the DVD (Warner Bros. S2 set) we can see a long black line on the floor (as noted in another mistake). Rachel and Monica’s mean old neighbor dies of natural causes in season 2—or at least that’s what they want you to think. Today the actor is celebrating his 80th Birthday and we can't … In the second season, Mr. Heckles dies rather unexpectedly. MR. TREEGER: I know. Mr Heckles was played by Larry Hankin. I don’t think it is clearly said what he died of, but I suppose it was a heart attack. He was seen only a few times in the show the episode where he was killed was quite emotional for the die-hard fans. Who Played Mr Heckles On Friends? Heckles was murdered. The One Where Heckles Dies - S2-E3. It just felt kind of awkward - although I do think the episode really grew Chandler's character. Yes indeed, he was Joe and you can catch him in the new Breaking Bad movie El Camino . Heckles dies. Mr. Heckles starts banging on his ceiling with a broom and the gang, all at Monica's, stomps at him out of frustration. RACHEL: How did this happen? I was sweepin' yesterday. I'm gonna die alone. They found a broom in his hand. Checkout his video below…oh and by the way “You owe him a cat“ Has Mr. Heckles Been Seen On Breaking Bad? We can't imagine someone more annoying and loving at the same time! MR. TREEGER: He musta been sweepin'. MONICA: Chandler, you're not gonna die alone. Monica and Rachel: feel really guilty because they know Heckles was banging on the ceiling when he died to get them to stop making so much noise. Though he said some far-fetched and absurd lies but was delivered amusingly in the series. MONICA: Mr. Heckles. Die Laughing Bock (1980) ... Did You Know Trivia. 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