Comic Useless at 48
Obvious Suicide by Hanging
2/22/2019 3:14 PM PST
Humorist Brody Stevens was discovered lifeless Friday after an obvious suicide at his dwelling in Los Angeles.
Legislation enforcement sources affirm to TMZ … Brody was discovered hanging in his dwelling Friday afternoon, shortly after 1 PM.
Brody — who co-created his personal Comedy Central collection, “Brody Stevens: Take pleasure in It!” along with his good friend Zach Galifianakis — had struggled with psychological well being points previously. He was hospitalized in 2011 after struggling a bipolar episode.
He was a mainstay at enormous comedy occasions just like the Montreal and Vancouver Comedy Festivals — and simply 2 days in the past he was on the Pageant of Friendship in Burbank.
Later that night time he did a set — which seems to have been his final — on the famed Comedy Retailer on the Sundown Strip.
Brody additionally had a number of roles in motion pictures, akin to “The Hangover” and “The Hangover II.”
He was additionally an avid baseball fan. He pitched in school at Arizona State College till he suffered an elbow damage.
We had a number of enjoyable run-ins with Brody through the years — he at all times turned it on for our digicam guys.
Nevertheless, the final time we noticed him, in 2018, we had a critical dialog with him about Kanye West and psychological well being.
Brody was 48.