New Delhi, Nov. 30: Patrice O’ Neal, standup comedian died from complications of a stroke at the age of 40, said by his agent. He died at a New York area hospital.
Matt Frost, his agent said, “It is with terrible sadness we must report that Patrice O'Neal has passed away this morning...due to the complications of the stroke he suffered on October 19.”
He also added that we have lost a close and loving friend, and also lost one a true comic genius.
Patrice O'Neal, a veteran stand-up comic who gained a wider following with the support of TV and radio and also helped roast Charlie Sheen in the month of September.
He has also appeared on Comedy Central celebrity roasts and on Conan O'Brien's and David Letterman's late night TV shows, was also a frequent guest on the "Opie & Anthony" radio show on Sirius XM.
Sirius XM twitted, “Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker I've known. PERIOD.”
The "Opie & Anthony" has broken the news last month that the comedian was suffering from diabetes and suffered a stroke last month.
O Neal was surviving with his wife, Vondecarlo, his step daughter Aymilyon and sister Zinder.