A deep condolence!! One of the renowned American comedian Ralphie May is no more among us. He has died at his home in Las Vegas after suffering from a cardiac arrest at the age of 45, the office of his manager, Judie Brown, confirmed to the media.
The Chattanooga-born stand-up comedian took second place on Last Comic Standing in 2003. He had been appeared in several specials since on Comedy Central and Netflix including Prime Cut, Girth of a Nation, and Too Big to Ignore.
Late American stand-up comedian Ralphie May
Ralphie's publicist Stacey Pokluda said in a statement:
We are heartbroken to announce the untimely death of our friend, Ralphie May. Ralphie had been battling pneumonia and had canceled a handful of dates over the last month in an effort to recover,
Ralphie's body was discovered on Friday morning at a private residence in Las Vegas.
Stand-up comedian Ralphie May died after suffering from cardiac arrest
Earlier this week, the comedian won the Casino Comedian of the Year at the Global Gaming Expo and set his performances throughout the rest of the year as part of his residency at Harrah's Las Vegas.