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Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood pays tribute to Bob Einstein and says he used to check into hotels as 'Marty Funkhouser'


Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood has joined the tributes in remembering iconic comedy actor Bob Einstein who passed away at the age of 76.

The American actor, comedy writer and producer, is also famed for creating and performing the satirical stuntman character Super Dave Osborne, as well as his role as Marty Funkhouser in the hit comedy, Curb Your Enthusiasm.

According to reports, the iconic comedy actor was recently diagnosed with cancer and passed away on Wednesday morning in Indian Wells, California.

Responding to the news, Greenwood explained how he used the alias ‘Marty Funkhouser’ to check into hotels while touring with Radiohead.

“So sad to hear this,” Greenwood wrote in a post on social media.

“He was amazing in Curb: I was Marty Funkhouser on the last two Radiohead tours in tribute to his beautifully pitched performance.

“So subtle. And to think it was all improvised,” he added before showing evidence of his subtle name change.