Teddy Ray, a rising comedic talent with an appearance Wild ‘n OutAnd the How is it broken? And the Stop with Sam Jay Show comedy clips on MTV Chaos, Die. He was 32 years old.
Comedian, actor and writer whose legal name is Theodore Brown was found dead in Rancho Mirage, California, after deputies for Riverside County sheriffs got a call and responded to a private home in the desert community at 10 a.m. Friday, Sgt. Brandy Swan said The Hollywood Reporter.
The cause of the Gardena, California resident’s death is currently unknown, and the Riverside County Bureau of Investigation is investigating, according to Swann.
Multiple Hyphenation served as co-host for absurdity spin off Chaos — which was renewed for a second season last December — and appeared alongside reality star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, actress Tori Spelling and ice skater Adam Rippon. But Ray has also given a number of other scripted and reality TV shows, including guest roles on the HBO Max series. Stop with Sam Jay And voice a character named Teddy in Comedy Central How is it broken?An animated series he also wrote for her.
Last year, Ray appeared on an episode of Defiant Digital’s Improved comedy courtroom display Court abolition, where comedians compete on opposite sides of a sham trial to judge whether a celebrity should be “cancelled”. That was after he starred in a number of web series, including the 2017 series black student union.
In terms of his attitude, the young talent appeared earlier Wild ‘n OutComedy Central Huge Clusterfest And the HBO’s All Def . Comedy. Having performed across the country, Ray’s last appearances with clubs were in June and July at Comedy Loft in DC and Haha Comedy Club in Los Angeles.
Ray rose to internet fame with his viral “double cheek” meme, which came from a parody of Diane Sawyer’s 2017 interview with Caitlyn Jenner and produced by All Def Digital & Doctor Chorizo Comedy.
After the news of his death, Ray’s Hollywood friends and fellow talents remembered the young artist on social media.
And in a statement posted to Twitter, it also featured a photo of Ray, Unsafe And the sh rap! T “Creative collaborator and longtime friend” Hoorae recalled content creator Issa Rae.
“Grateful for the energy you’ve always brought to our projects and groups!” tweet Concludes.
Abbott Elementary Creator and star Quinta Brunson took to Ray’s latest Instagram post, Write in the comments“Heartbroken. I will miss you, Teddy.”
All Def, a multi-platform media company operating at the intersections of hip-hop, comedy and social justice, shared its “deepest condolences and prayers to his family and immediate friends” on social media.
“All of Dave’s family bleeds our hearts and we still can’t believe our brother Teddy Ray has passed away.” The company published a statement. “We will miss him every day but we know he will make heaven laugh.”
In the tweet, Comedy Central also mentioned the “beloved performer,” noting that he would be “deeply missed” by the comedy community.
Other notable names on the comedy scene, including Deon Cole, Kat Williams, Desus Nice, and The Kid Mero, have all shared their condolences over his death.
Daniel Baker, known professionally as Desus Ness, chirp “Rip Teddy Ray, it was real.” Baby Miro, whose real name is Joel Martinez, tweeted that Ray had an easy wit.
“Coffee aficionado. Introvert. Proud problem solver. Explorer. Friendly music buff. Zombie nerd.”