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“It is true as confirmed to me by his family. It is a tremendous loss to the comedy community as well. He was loved and will be missed,” Meaney’s agent Tom Ingegno told Laughspin. The comedian was scheduled to perform in East Providence, R.I. on Saturday night. No cause of death has been determined.
Meaney was a breakout star of the ‘80s comedy scene, appearing on the “Uncle Buck” TV series inspired by the John Candy film of the same name, and various late night shows including “The Tonight Show” and “Late Night with David Letterman.” He was best known for his catchphrase, “That’s not right!,” said to be an imitation of his mother.
He also appeared in episodes of “30 Rock, »
- Liz Calvario
Veteran comedian Kevin Meaney was found dead at his home in Forestburgh, N.Y. on Friday, his agent told CNN. He was 60.
A cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Meaney was scheduled to perform his stand-up act this Saturday night in East Providence, R.I.
In addition to his visits to various late-night talk shows over his career, Meaney’s TV credits included the original small-screen adaptation of John Candy’s Uncle Buck movie, which debuted on CBS in 1990 and ran for one season. Additionally, he guest-starred on 30 Rock and 2 Broke Girls, appeared in several HBO specials and lent »
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