Brody Stevens, a well-known comic in the Los Angeles comedy community, died on Friday at the age of 48, his rep confirmed toThe Hollywood Reporter.
Stevens was known for his positive and high energy sets, and warm-up acts for shows around the city, including Chelsea Lately and Chris Hardwick’s@midnight.
As an actor, he appeared in The Hangover, Due Date andNick Kroll’sKroll Show.He also toplined a Comedy Central series in 2013 called Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!
Fellow comedians tweeted their love for their fellow comic on Friday. Whitney Cummings, Kumail Nanjiani, Ike Barinholtz, Nick Swardson, Doug Stanhope, David Cross, Kathy Griffin, Maria Bamford and Marc Maron all paid tribute to the “comedy legend.”
Bob Saget tweeted, “Brody Stevens ~ Such a funny man. Such a good man. We need you and your comedy. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Loved Brody. Rest In Peace kind soul.”
Patton Oswalt tweeted a message of concern for individuals suffering from depression. “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.”
Stevens was a regular at L.A. comedy clubs, including The Comedy Store, which posted a tribute to the late comedian online.