Ricarlo Flanagan, ‘Last Comic Standing’ comedian, ‘Shameless’ actor, dead at 41

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Riccarlo Flanagan, an actor, rapper and comedian, featured on “Last Comic Standing,” He died on Saturday at the age of 41.

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His agent, Stu Golfman of KMR Talent, confirmed to USA Today that Flanagan had died weeks after contracting COVID-19. Although officially the cause of death was not disclosed.

“Ricarlo was one of the nicest people I’ve ever met and it’s a pleasure to work for him. He will be greatly missed,” Golfman said.


Less than two weeks ago, Flanagan posted on his unverified Twitter account That “Covid is no joke.”

“I don’t wish this on anyone,” Flanagan’s tweet said.

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Fellow comics took to social media to pay tribute to Flanagan.

Comedian and YouTuber “Ricarlo Flanagan was one of the kindest people I knew. Knew, in the past,” Steve Hofstetter wrote. “Please take this seriously. Please get vaccinated. Please wear a mask. It’s not about ‘freedom’. It doesn’t want to lose people.”

“It Really Sucks,” Stand-Up Comic Jeff Horst wrote With a photo of him with Flanagan. “One of the most honest, helpful and funniest human beings I will ever know. Life ain’t fair. Tell your friends you love them.”

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Flanagan began pursuing comedy after graduating college in 2007, which eventually led her to relocate to Los Angeles and land a life-changing spot on Season 9 of “Last Comic Standing”. .

He appeared in the reality series Semifinals in 2015, after which he landed the role of Davy on Showtime. “shameless,” A recurring security guard on the Disney Channel sitcom “Walk the Prank” and cameos in HBO’s “Insecure” and the CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood.”

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In addition to stand-up and acting, Flanagan was also a rapper who performed under the name Father Flanagan. He dropped his debut album “Death of Davinci” in 2010 and recently released the song “Hope Your Proud” in 2020.

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