We've just learned that Dom DeLuise -- who starred in such classics as "The Cannonball Run" and "Blazing Saddles" and was the voice of Pizza the Hutt in "Spaceballs" -- died last night in a Los Angeles hospital.
We're told he passed away peacefully in his sleep at around 6 PM.
He was 75.
His family just released this statement: "It's easy to mourn his death, but easier to remember a time when he made you laugh."
Dom DeLuise Dies
5/5/2009 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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