Comedian Teddy Ray died on Friday. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Ray was found dead in Rancho Mirage’s swimming pool. TMZ Monday. Ray was 32.
Rancho Mirage Sheriff’s deputies responded around 10 a.m. Friday to a request for assistance at a private residence. A maintenance worker discovered a man in the pool. Ray was found dead in the pool by police officers when they arrived. The pool was clean and there were no signs that Ray had been involved in foul play. It is not known where he was. Ray was found living in Gardena, three hours from Rancho Mirage. The official cause of death will be determined by investigators once the autopsy results are in.
Teddy Ray was a beloved comedian and actor. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community. pic.twitter.com/45xrqIL4QM
— comedycentral (@ComedyCentral) August 13, 2022
Ray was born Theodore Brown in Los Angeles. Wild ‘n Out, The Art of Being Broke, and MessynessHBO’s, &? Sam Jay: Pause. Ray’s other credits are Major Deal, Funny Fat Guy. Perfectly Single. All Def Comedy.And Comedy shows and cocktail-making. “Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community,”Comedy Central made the statement in a statement released Friday.
“All Def Family we’re heartbroken and still can’t believe that our brother Teddy Ray has passed away,” The All Def team tweetedOn Sunday, Ray added clips to his stand-up act. “We will miss him every day but we know he will have Heaven laughing. Our deepest condolences and prayers to his immediate family and friends.”
Ray’s videos were viral this weekend and his colleagues grieved his passing. “Rest well, Teddy. The kindest and funniest. We’re all going to miss you far too much,” Abbott ElementaryQuinta Brunson is the creator Tweet. “Rest in Power to our longtime creative collaborator and friend, Teddy Ray. Grateful for the energy you always brought to our projects and sets,”Issa Rae’s HOORAE Media Submitted.
Ray passed away just weeks after Jak Knight, another Comedy Central celebrity, had died. The coroner’s office said that Knight was found at an embankment near Los Angeles on July 14, at 8:33 p.m. The Hollywood Reporter. His death was ruled as a homicide. He was 28. Ray was one of those comedians who paid tribute. “It took me forever to type this I ain’t think you’d leave me this tearful. Love you 4ver Jak Knight,” Ray wrote.