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Comedian Teddy Ray passes away at the age of 32: ‘He’ll be deeply missed’

Comedian Teddy Ray passes away at the age of 32: ‘He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community’

  • The news about Ray’s passing was confirmed by a tweet from Comedy Central
  • The media corporation wrote that he would ‘be deeply missed by the entire comedy community’
  • Ray began his career in standup before gaining prominence on various online shows
  • An immediate cause of death was not revealed to the public
  • Ray had recently wrapped filming on the forthcoming program Scroll Wheel of Time

Comedian Teddy Ray passed away at the age of 32 on Friday evening.

The tragic news about the standup star was confirmed in a post shared to Comedy Central’s Twitter account last night.

An official statement was included in the post’s caption, which read: ‘Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community.’

Departed: Comedian Teddy Ray passed away at the age of 32 on Friday evening

No immediate cause of death was made known to the public following his passing.

According to Variety, Ray was born in Los Angeles on July 30, 1990.

The late performer went on to hone his craft at venues such as the Improv and the Laugh Factory.

He later rose to prominence after appearing in various comedy shows shared on the All Def Digital YouTube channel. 

Letting everyone know: The tragic news about the standup figure was confirmed with a post that was shared to Comedy Central's Twitter account last night

Letting everyone know: The tragic news about the standup figure was confirmed with a post that was shared to Comedy Central’s Twitter account last night

His first television appearance was on BET’s Comic View, and he subsequently appeared on programs such as Wild N’ Out and All Def Comedy.

Ray’s most recent appearance in a program was in the HBO series Pause With Sam Jay.

According to The Wrap, he completed filming on Scroll Wheel of Time just prior to his passing.

Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media.

In remembrance: Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media

In remembrance: Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media

Remembered: Issa Rae's production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account

Remembered: Issa Rae’s production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account

Issa Rae’s production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account. 

It read: ‘Rest in Power to our longtime creative collaborator and friend, Teddy Ray. Grateful for the energy you always brought to our projects and sets!’ 

A picture of Ray spending time with several cast and crew members of an unidentified project was also shown.

The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Story. 

Showing her feelings: The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Story

Showing her feelings: The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Story

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