Teddy Ray, a rising voice on the comedy scene, has died. According to Page Six, he passed away just two weeks after turning 32 years old.
The outlet goes on to add that fans of the funny man took to social media to mourn the comic, including “Abbott Elementary” creator Quinta Brunson, who commented on Ray’s final Instagram post, “Heartbroken. Gonna miss you teddy.”
Stand-up and Emmy winner Katt Williams called the comic “brilliant” while “Insecure” creator and television exec Issa Rae shared an image of a white heart emoji placed over a snap of Ray smiling to her Instagram Stories.
Ray’s death was confirmed by Comedy Central, who shared a snap of the comedian on-stage via Twitter alongside caption, “Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community.”