Seinfeld's Michael Richards reveals prostate cancer battle

The 74-year-old actor revealed in his upcoming memoir Entrances and Exits that he was diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer after a routine check-up. In the lead-up to the autobiography's 4 June release, Richards opened up about his reaction to the news to People. "I thought, well, this is my time. I'm ready to go." Michael Richards, People. "But then my son came to mind just a few seconds later and I heard myself saying, 'I've got a nine-year-old and I'd like to be around for him… ".