The comedy world is mourning the lack of a star.
Ricarlo Flanagan, an actor, comic and rapper, who was a semifinalist on Final Comedian Standing, died over the weekend after contracting coronavirus, his agent confirmed in an announcement to Variety. In line with the outlet, he was 40 on the time of his passing.
Flanagan’s agent, Stu Golfman of KMR Expertise, mentioned of the performer’s passing, “Sadly this pandemic has taken the lifetime of a particularly gifted performer and even nicer human being. Ricarlo can be significantly missed.”
In 2013, Flanagan launched his debut comedy album, Man Regulation. Two years later, in 2015, he landed a spot as a semifinalist on the NBC comedy present, Final Comedian Standing. From there, the actor’s profession grew with recurring roles on reveals together with Shameless and the Disney+ present, Stroll the Prank.
Flanagan additionally had visitor starring credit on numerous different reveals together with The Mick, The Carmichael Present, Insecure, The Neighborhood, Mad About You, Kidding and Room 104. Simply earlier than his passing, Flanagan additionally landed his first movie position within the thriller Emily the Prison, alongside actress Aubrey Plaza.