Daniel von Bargen, who played George’s boss Mr. Kruger on Seinfeld, along with roles in movies such as Basic Instinct, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and RoboCop 3, has remarkably survived a suicide attempt in which he shot himself in the head with a fucking Colt .38, and then managed to call 911 after realising that he fucked up.
According to TMZ, Daniel called 911 saying that he had shot himself in the head, and he needed help. When asked if it was an accident, he replied, “I was supposed to go to the hospital and I didn’t want to.” Daniel is a diabetic, and his trip to the hospital was meant to end in a few toes being amputated. I think a bullet in the head is a worse outcome than a few measly toes.
Daniel von Bargen is now recovering in Bethesda North hospital, where his condition is said to be improving. Here’s hoping that he gets well soon. I for one will never, ever challenge this mother fucker to a game of Russian roulette.