Ray was a stand-up comedian who appeared on the HBO Max series “PAUSE with Sam Jay” and other programs.
WASHINGTON — Teddy Ray, a comedian and actor who appeared on the HBO Max series “PAUSE with Sam Jay,” has died, authorities confirmed Saturday. He was 32 years old.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and the county coroner’s office confirmed that the comedian, whose legal name was Theodore Brown, was reported dead Friday morning in the desert community of Rancho Mirage. The Los Angeles Times reported.. Sheriff’s Sergeant Brandy Swann, who said deputies responded to a call about a death at a private residence, said the cause of death is unknown.
Entertainment companies and some of Ray’s fellow comedians mourned the news of Ray’s death.
“Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved actor,” TV network Comedy Central said in a Twitter statement. “He will be sorely missed by the entire comedy community.”
All Deaf Digital, a multi-platform media company Ray collaborated with, tweeted that it was “heartbroken” by the news of Ray’s death. “We will miss him every day but we know he will be laughing in heaven,” the tweet said.
Ray appeared as a bailiff on “PAUSE with Sam Jay”, appeared on the digital series Cancel Court, and was a stand-up comedian.
The comedian turned 32 a few weeks ago in his last Instagram posts.
“Pulling on 32 likes… Lord I thank you for another lap around this hot… sun,” her post read.
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