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Gilbert Gottfried poses on the red carpet of the Tribeca film festival

Gilbert Gottfried, standup comic and actor, dies at 67

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gilbert Gottfried, the actor and legendary standup comic known for his raw, scorched voice and crude jokes, has died. He was 67. Gottfried died from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II, a disorder that affects the heart, his publicist and longtime friend Glenn Schwartz said in a statement…. Read More

Louie Anderson at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson has died at 68

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Louie Anderson, the long-time stand-up comic and star of the TV show Baskets, died Friday in Las Vegas. He was 68 years old. According to his publicist Glenn Schwartz, Anderson died following complications from cancer. Anderson was born in St. Paul, Minn., one of 11 children. His decades-long stand-up career started… Read More