Actor and comedian Teddy Ray dies aged 32 – NBC Chicago

Teddy Ray, a comedian and actor who appeared on the HBO Max series “PAUSE with Sam Jay,” has died, authorities confirmed on Saturday. He was 32.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and the county coroner have confirmed that the death of the comedian, whose official name was Theadore Brown, was reported Friday morning in the desert community of Rancho Mirage, the Los Angeles Times reported. Sheriff’s Sgt. Brandi Swan, who said deputies were responding to a call about the death at a private home, said the cause of death was unknown.

Entertainment companies and some of Ray’s fellow comedians reacted with sadness to the news of Ray’s death.

“Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer,” TV station Comedy Central said in a Twitter statement. “He will be deeply missed by the entire comedy community.”

All Def Digital, a multi-platform media company Ray had worked with, tweeted that it was “heartbroken” at the news of Ray’s death. “We will miss him every day, but we know he will make heaven laugh,” the tweet read.

Ray appeared as the bailiff in “PAUSE with Sam Jay”, appeared in the digital series Cancel Court and was a stand-up comedian.

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