comedian Jak Knight dies at 28 - NBC news

Stand-up comedian, author and actor Jak Knight died at the age of 28 on Thursday evening in la, his family unit established to these days.

No reason behind dying became given and his family requested for privateness going forward.

Knight became premier standard for co-developing and starring within the Peacock comedy collection "Bust Down." diversity pronounced he had additionally currently finished filming "First Time female Director," the function directorial debut of Chelsea Peretti. The challenge turned into to be his first movie credit score.

Knight additionally played Devon on the hit animated Netflix collection "massive Mouth" and changed into prior to now a creator on the reveal for five seasons.

He also became a well known stand-up comedian and toured global. He became featured in a 2018 Netflix special as part of "The Comedy Lineup" series.

In a statement posted to Twitter, Comedy significant wrote that Knight was a "hysterical and honest comic" whom they'll miss "extremely."

comic Tim Dillon additionally celebrated the late comic in a tweet.

"We taped Netflix specials collectively years ago. He become an exceedingly humorous original voice in comedy and a pretty good guy who should be sorely ignored," Dillion wrote.

"Obi-Wan Kenobi" superstar Kumail Nanjiani also posted about Knight.

"rest In Peace Jak Knight. Hilarious comedian and a good guy. i will be able to't trust it," Nanjiani wrote.

"I don't be aware of what to claim about Jak Knight that he wouldn't make enjoyable of me for. but you were so extremely cherished and respected. there'll by no means be any person reasonably like you," actor Dani Fernandez wrote.

comedian Alex Hooper also posted, writing that he'd all the time bear in mind the late actor's smile.

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