Comedian Brody Stevens Dead at 48

Brody Stevens has died at the age of 48
Brody Stevens, pictured in 2014, had roles in movies including "The Hangover" and HBO's "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" Mathew Imaging/WireImage

Comedian Brody Stevens has passed away, according to reports. He was 48.

He was found dead in Los Angeles, California, on Friday afternoon. The cause of death is being investigated as a suicide, The Blast reported.

TMZ reported Stevens was found at his home.

Just a day before his death, he tweeted, "I'm ready to get back on the festival circuit."

Stevens was a popular comic on the stand-up scene and was a regular at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles.

He also appeared on shows including "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and appeared as a regular panelist on "Chelsea Lately." For HBO, he starred in "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" and had roles in movies including "The Hangover" and "Due Date."

Before comedy, he played baseball for Arizona State.

Stevens had also been open about his struggles with mental health. 

After news of his death, fellow comedians expressed their sadness, including Patton Oswalt, who tweeted: "If you are depressed or feeling suicidal please please please please please reach out to ANYONE. I never get to see Brody Stevens again I can’t stand this."

 

If you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts, please call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on 1-800-273-8255 or visit the website here.

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