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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried Dies at 67: Cause Of Death Explored

We have devastating news about the loss of a superstar whom we all adored watching and listening to. Gilbert Gottfried is an actor as well as a stand-up comedian.

Gottfried’s comedic approach included an exaggerated shrill voice and an emphasis on crude comedy.

You’ve probably seen him in the famed ‘Alladin’ animated flicks and series. If you want to learn more about him, you can watch ‘Gilbert,’ a documentary movie on Gottfried’s life and work that was released in 2017.

Now this wonderful actor is no longer with us and we can’t imagine this loss. According to sources, we’ve discovered that the star was battling a lifelong illness.

A lot of prominent celebrities and personalities paid tribute to the actor on social media.

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Gottfried passed away on April 12, 2022, at the age of 67, following a long illness. According to Glenn Schwartz, Gottfried’s best friend, and publicist, Gottfried died on Tuesday at 2:35 p.m. ET from Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia due to Myotonic Dystrophy type II.

Gottfried Gilbert’s official Twitter account initially announced the news that his family members had tweeted.

The comedian’s relatives characterized him as comedy’s most recognizable voice.

“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend, and father to his two young children.

Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor.”

Actor Jason Alexander paid tribute to Gilbert, saying that he always made him laugh when it wasn’t easy to laugh.

“Gilbert Gottfried made me laugh at times when laughter did not come easily. What a gift. I did not know him well but I loved what he shared with me. My best wishes and sympathy to his family. #ripGilbertGottfried”

Gilbert Gottfried’s Friend And Co-Host Frank Paid Tribute

Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast, which he presented from 2014 until his death in 2022, offered new episodes every week containing analyses of vintage movies and celebrity interviews, most commonly with seasoned performers, comedians, singers, and comedy writers.

The comedian’s friend and podcast co-host Frank Santopadre noted that those who loved him were lucky to be in his company. And he will be missed forever, as he left everyone far too soon.

“Gilbert’s brand of humor was brash, shocking, and frequently offensive, but the man behind the jokes was anything but. Those who loved him were fortunate enough to share his orbit knew a person who was sweet, sensitive, surprisingly shy, and filled with a childlike sense of playfulness and wonder.

He’ll be dearly missed by family, friends, fans, and comedy-lovers the world over. To quote Gilbert himself, “Too soon!”

His jokes have mostly been described as amazing. When Gilbert Gottfried tells a joke, you don’t just laugh at the punchline. You scoff at the setup. You giggle at his joke-related remarks.

Even the transitions between his jokes make you giggle.

Everyone Paid Tribute To Gilbert Gottfried On Twitter

Many people admired and mourned the loss of the celebrity. And they paid tribute to the actor on social media.

Shocking news.

Gilbert was one of my few comedic heroes and, without a question, one of the all-time legends of the game.

The legend.

His roles will always be appreciated.

The comedy world is broken without him.


A great loss.

Rest in peace.

Thank you for the lifetime of laughs.

You can pay your tribute to the comedian in the comment section below. And he will forever be missed. A legend has gone too soon.

Ayman Bhorania
A Gamer And A Writer By Heart. Ayman Is Captivated By Movies & Shows, And She's Writing It Here. She Cherish Encouraging Everyone To Accomplish Their Goals. If She's Not Writing, You Will Find Her Watching Shows, Or Probably Playing Games!


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