Actor Rick Moranis was arbitrarily punched in the face in a got on-camera assault close to his Upper West Side home, police and sources said.
The “Nectar I Shrunk The Kids” star was strolling south on Central Park West close to W. 70th St. around 7:30 a.m. Thursday when a man wearing a dark “I Love New York” hooded sweatshirt and a rucksack threw over his shoulders timed Moranis with a shut clench hand, said sources.
Observation video delivered Friday by police shows Moranis dropping to the ground as the suspect serenely leaves.
Moranis went to a neighborhood clinic to be treated for torment in his correct hip, head and back. He at that point went to the twentieth Precinct stationhouse and revealed the attack, specialists said.
The presume ran off uptown and still unhindered.
The 5-foot-6 Canadian entertainer showed up in various notorious comedies during the 1980s and 1990s, including “Ghostbusters,” “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Spaceballs.”
He appeared on the big screen in 1983 in “Peculiar Brew,” where he and individual Canadian comic and Second City TV alum Dave Thomas depicted Bob and Doug McKenzie, two lager drinking siblings remarking on life north of the fringe. The demonstration turned into a social marvel.
After the 1997 continuation “Nectar We Shrunk Ourselves,” Moranis took a long break from films after the demise of his significant other, Ann Belsky, who capitulated to bosom disease, as indicated by the Hollywood Reporter.
In 2006, he won a Grammy Award for his satire album,”The Agoraphobic Cowboy.”
Moranis as of late marked on for a change of “Nectar I Shrunk the Kids” and showed up in a promotion for Mint Mobile with entertainer Ryan Reynolds, who is a section proprietor of the versatile assistance organization.