Comedian Gilbert Gottfried Dead at 67

HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 04: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried speaks onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr at Hollywood Palladium on August 4, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried has passed away. He was 67 years old.

Gottfried’s death was confirmed by his family via a post on the comedian’s Instagram page:

Gottfried began doing stand-up comedy at the age of 15, according to his Wikipedia page. He went on to appear in countless movies, including Problem Child, Beverly Hills Cop II, and Aladdin, among others.

He was also the voice of the Aflac duck until 2011.


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