The comedy world lost another giant today as Patrice O’Neal has died at age 41. Support for the popular stand-up comedian and frequent “Opie & Anthony Show” contributor has been overwhelming already, with fellow comedians, actors, writers and other celebrities taking to Twitter to share their memories of O’Neal and their condolences for his loss.
See what everyone from Donald Glover to Sarah Silverman had to say about Patrice’s passing in today’s special edition of Twitter-Wood.
@JimGaffigan RIP Patrice O’Neil. Undeniably brilliant.
-Jim Gaffigan (“Super Troopers”)
@BrianLynch RIP Patrice O’Neal. Hilarious human being.
-Brian Lynch (“Hop”)
@SarahKSilverman RIP Patrice O’Neal. You made us laugh til we cried.
-Sarah Silverman (“The Muppets”)
@DonaldGlover f–k…..one of the funniest and smartest comedians ever. Rest in Peace Patrice O’Neal.
-Donald Glover (“Community”)
@michaelianblack Ah, s–t. I didn’t know him but I admired him. RIP Patrice O’Neil.
-Michael Ian Black (“Wet Hot American Summer”)
@PattonOswalt Yes, I’m serious. And very, very sad. #RIPPatrice
-Patton Oswalt (“Young Adult”)
@thebrianposehn F–k, I am so sad. Just woke up to the news. We lost another great comic and a sweet guy, Patrice ONeal. My thoughts are with his family.
-Brian Posehn (“The Five Year Engagement”)
@ThatKevinSmith I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice – He WILL be missed: http://t.co/6k7yZ2Rl
-Kevin Smith (“Red State”)
@sethmeyers21 RIP Patrice O’Neal. A day spent watching clips of him on-line is a day well spent.
-Seth Meyers (“Saturday Night Live”)
@bobsaget Patrice O’Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart.
-Bob Saget (“Entourage”)
@denisleary Patrice O’Neal. One of the funniest men who ever walked this earth. RIP.
-Denis Leary (“Amazing Spider-Man”)
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