Kevin Meaney, a veteran stand-up comedian and actor, has died. He was 60. Meaney's agent confirmed that he was found in his home in Forestburgh, N.Y., and that an autopsy is pending.
The comedy world, including Patton Oswalt, Judd Apatow, Roseanne Barr and Michael McKean, paid tribute to Meaney on social media following the news.
"Kevin Meaney was as funny as they get and the nicest man," Apatow tweeted. "He could make you lose your mind laughing."
Meaney was a stand-up comedian for more than 25 years, with his first HBO special airing in 1986, according to his website. Since then, he has appeared on The
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