Teddy Ray, a Los Angeles born-and-bred comedian, has died. He was 32 years old.
Ray’s death was confirmed by Comedy Central last Friday evening.
“Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer,” the network wrote. “He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community.”
Ray was best known as a stand-up comedian who had appeared on many prominent television and internet comedy series. His first TV gig was an appearance on BET’s “Comic View.
He then appeared on multiple standup series for Comedy Central and HBO’s “All Def Comedy.” He also appeared on MTV’s popular “Wild N’ Out” series, joining the cast for the show’s eighth season.
He most recently appeared in comedian Sam Jay’s HBO series “Pause With Sam Jay.”
Ray was born in Los Angeles on July 30, 1990. He rose to prominence in the local comedy scene, frequently performing at places like the Improv and the Laugh Factory, in addition to his acting roles in multiple internet comedy series on YouTube through All Def Digital and television gigs.
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