At the time of his death, the comedian was just three stops into a national stand-up tour and his second Netflix special debuted earlier this summer.
Wasaga Beach, ON — David A. Arnold, a Stand-up comedian who starred in two Netflix specials. And was its creator and expositor. Nickelodeon series “That Girl Le Lat” is dead. He was 54 years old.
Arnold’s family released a statement. Several media outlets confirmed his death. On Wednesday: “It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A. Arnold. David passed away peacefully at his home today and doctors determined the cause of death to be: “Declared natural. Please keep our family in prayer and respect our privacy at this time as we are all shocked and devastated by this loss.”
In addition to his stand-up comedy, Arnold was the writer of several shows including Netflix’s “Full House” reboot “Fuller House,” “Bigger” on BET+ and “Met the Browns” on TBS.
He was also the creator and showrunner of Nickelodeon, produced by Will Packer. Comedy “That Girl Le Lat” A personal affirmation app about an avatar who magically comes to life to help a girl and her friends.
Comedian Chris Spencer, a close friend of Arnold’s, said in a statement to Variety that “the close-knit comedy community mourns the loss of one of the greatest of all time.”
“He was admired by his peers, respected by other veterans, and looked up to by the rising comedians he mentored. He will be greatly missed,” Spencer said in a statement. Gaye, especially his comic community,” Spencer said in his statement.
“This is a different hit! So very sad! RIP,” Comedian DL Higley tweeted..
The following week, Arnold was to become the first comedian to appear on Sherri Shepherd’s new daytime talk show. executive producer John Murray said in a tweet.
He is survived by his wife Julie and daughters Anna Grace and Ashlyn Elizabeth.