Daniel Von Bargen, 'Seinfeld' Actor, Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

02/22/2012 03:29 pm ET | Updated Feb 23, 2012

Daniel von Bargen is in an Ohio hospital after surviving a suicide attempt on Monday morning, TMZ is reporting.

According to the 911 phone call the character actor made from his Cincinnati apartment, von Bargen sustained a self-inflicted gun shot in his head. The 61-year-old appears discombobulated on the phone: "I was supposed to go to the hospital and I didn't want to… they were supposed to amputate at least a few toes," he said, adding that he is diabetic.

Von Bargen played the characters of Chief Grady in "Super Troopers" and Mr. Kruger on "Seinfeld."

Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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