Veteran stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Meaney has died at 60, his agent confirmed. He was found unresponsive in his Forestburgh, N.Y., home and an autopsy is pending, The Hollywood Reporter notes.
In addition to being a mainstay on the stand-up circuit, he had roles in the 1988 Tom Hanks comedy Big, as well as the early '90s TV adaptation of Uncle Buck.
His other credits include 30 Rock, 2 Broke Girls and voice work on Garfield and Friends,Rocko's Modern Life, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist and Mad Jack the Pirate.
Meaney also made late-night appearances on both the Johnny Carson and Jay Leno versions of The Tonight Show, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, The Daily Show and performed in his own HBO special.
He also played multiple roles in the Broadway musical Hairspray.
Fellow comedians remembered him on Twitter.
"He could make you lose your mind laughing," recalled Judd Apatow.
"A genius has vacated this realm," lamented Roseanne Barr.
https://t.co/j8tay93Ebm— Rosie (@Rosie) October 22, 2016
real life - real love - real loss
from the ding ho to here - i love ya kev
Always thought Kevin Meaney was a brilliant comedian. Then we hung out in Ireland and I found out he was also a terrific person. RIP.— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) October 22, 2016
Kevin Meaney was as funny as they get and the nicest man. He could make you lose your mind laughing. A very special person. https://t.co/EBvDUmNUrr— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) October 22, 2016
HAIL HAIL A GENIUS HAS VACATED THIS REALM: #RIPKevinMeaney— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) October 22, 2016