The actor, rapper and stand-up comic who reached the semi-final stage of the stand-up showcase Last Comic Standing in 2015 has died at the age of 40
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Actor, rapper and stand-up comic Ricarlo Flanagan has died at the age of 40.
The star’s death was confirmed by his agent Stu Golfman of KMR Talent.
He appeared in the US version of Shameless as well as being a semifinalist in Last Comic Standing.
Stu Deadline : “Ricarlo is one of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met in my life and a joy to focus on. I’ll miss him so much.”
A cause of death has not been confirmed.
Ricarlo recently posted on Twitter about contracting with Covid-19. He wrote: “This covid is no joke. I don’t want it in anyone.”
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He starred in the 2015 series of NBC’s stand-up showcase Last Comic Standing where he reached the semi-final stage.
He has also done numerous acting gigs, including the Showtime series Shameless and Disney + Walk the Prank.
Before her death she signed up for a single part episode on Peacock’s Bust Down, and arranged her first film role in John Patton Ford’s thriller Emily the Criminal, with Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi.
He has had guests on shows such as The Mick, The Carmichael Show, Insecure, The Neighborhood, Mad About You, Kidding and Room 104.
As well as his comic book activities and acting career, Ricarlo has released three albums under his rap name Father Flanagn.
His fourth album, titled Both Sides of the Brain, is set to release today.
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