Comedian Brody Stevens Dead at 48 of Suicide: Report

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Brody Stevens has reportedly died of an obvious suicide by hanging. He was 48. Billboard has reached out to Stevens' reps for affirmation.

According to The Blast, the comic was discovered simply earlier than 1 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 22). He has been open about his wrestle with psychological well being points previously, and was hospitalized in 2011 after struggling a bipolar episode. 

Stevens was a well-liked comic across the Los Angeles space, steadily performing units at Hollywood golf equipment together with the Comedy Store and the Laugh Factory. He was greatest recognized for his jokes pertaining to the San Fernando Valley, or the "818" as he proudly referred to as it. He additionally performed a small function in 2009's The Hangover as a police officer calling the arrested major characters "loserville." He later created his personal Comedy Central collection, "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" together with his buddy and Hangover co-star, Zach Galifianakis.

Following the information of his demise, various his well-known fellow comedians, together with Bob Saget and Whitney Cummings, took to social media to precise grief over the lack of their buddy. See their reactions under.