SELMA, Oregon (AP) – Rests found in a remote area of southern Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles in television comedies such as "Seinfeld" and "Night Court."
Levin, 70, was reported missing from Grants Pass on July 8 for his son after he had not heard from his father for several days, The Oregonian / OregonLive reported.
He owned a 2012 orange Fiat and "was almost always in the company of his fawn-colored pug dog, Boo Boo Bear," the Grants Pass public safety department said in a press release last week for information on the whereabouts of Levin.
On Friday, the search and rescue teams reduced a search area based on an emergency ping of the cell phone. A resident located Levin's car on a remote and almost impassable road on Saturday. Inside the car, the soldiers found the remains of Levin's dog. The crews searching on steep and rugged terrain found the human remains.
There is a "high probability" that the remains are Levin's, the Department of Public Safety of Grants Pass said in a Flash Alert publication on Sunday. The forensic doctor will make the final identification.
Levin's television credits include "Alice," "Hill Street Blues," "Doogie Howser, MD," "Night Court," and "Seinfeld." Levin also had roles in films, including "The Golden Child", "Annie Hall" and "This is Spinal Tap".