Celebrities, including Larry David and Ringo Starr, grieve the loss of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ star Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis poses for a portrait session at The Laugh Factory on May 5, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Richard Lewis positions for a picture session at The Laugh Factory on May 5, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

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Richard Lewis, the precious comic and star understood for his function as himself in Curb Your Enthusiasm, has actually passed away on Tuesday (Feb. 27) after enduring a cardiovascular disease. He was 76 years of ages.

“Comedian/Actor Richard Lewis passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles last night after suffering a heart attack,” his associate, Jeff Abraham, shared the information by means of a declaration. “His wife, Joyce Lapinsky, thanks everyone for all the love, friendship and support and asks for privacy at this time.”

Lewis promptly ended up being a follower favored over 40 episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, consisting of the 2000 pilot episode. In 2021, he introduced that he would certainly not go back to the collection in order to recuperate from 3 surgical procedures, though he wound up making a one-scene look in period 11. He wound up returning for the now-airing last period of the HBO program.

Following the damaging information, Lewis’ long time close friend and Curb co-star Larry David shared his very own declaration of grieving. “Richard and I were born three days apart in the same hospital and for most of my life he’s been like a brother to me,” he composed in the declaration shared by HBO. “He had that rare combination of being the funniest person and also the sweetest. But today he made me sob and for that I’ll never forgive him.”

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Lewis’ Anything But Love co-star Jamie Lee Curtis additionally took to Instagram to share an extensive, psychological homage to her late close friend. “He also is the reason I am sober. He helped me,” she composed in component. “I am forever grateful for him for that act of grace alone. He found love with Joyce and that, of course, besides his sobriety, is what mattered most to him. I’m weeping as I write this. Strange way of saying thank you to a sweet and funny man.”

Many of Lewis’ renowned buddies and associates swamped social networks with messages of love and memories of the comic. See listed below.



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