Comedian Patrice O’Neal Dies at 41 From a Stroke; 5 of O’Neal’s Funniest Moments

Patrice O’Neal made great strides in establishing himself as a respected stand-up comedian. For nearly two decades, his edgy brand of comedy gained him fans from across the nation and allowed him to be a mainstay on “Comedy Central.” But due to health complications that stemmed from a stroke and diabetes, O’Neal died at 41.

His untimely death should help raise awareness of the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and exercising on a consistent basis.

For those who never witnessed O’Neal’s comedy routine, here are five of his funniest moments on stage. –amir shaw

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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