Comedian Ralphie May, best known for appearing on Last Comic Standing and several Netflix specials, died today at the age of 45.
According to his Facebook page, Ralphie had been battling pneumonia over the last month and cancelled a few shows to try and recover.
His manager, Judi Marmel, told TMZ that she will “miss his laugh, his generosity to fellow comedians, his trademark orneriness, and his enormous love of life.”
Ralphie’s body was found at a private residence in Las Vegas this morning after suffering cardiac arrest.
His Facebook page mentions he won the Casino Comedian of the Year at the Global Gaming Expo just 2 nights ago and had performed at Harrah’s last night.
Ralphie is survived by his wife Lahna Turner and children April June and August James.
We are heartbroken to announce the untimely death of our friend, Ralphie May. Ralphie had been battling pneumonia and…