Rising star Jak Knight’s death at the age of 28 is considered a suicide following a gunshot wound.
An autopsy by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the comedian was found on an embankment in Los Angeles on Thursday when he suffered a gunshot wound, according to People on Thursday. Two.
Knight’s death was treated as a suicide by the coroner.
RIP: The death of rising star Jak Knight at age 28 has been ruled a suicide after suffering a gunshot wound when the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s autopsy confirmed that the male The comedian was found on an embankment in Los Angeles on Thursday as he suffered a gunshot wound.
He is best known for his stand-up comedy acts as well as co-starring and starring in Peacock’s series Bust Down,
A representative for Knight’s family confirmed that he passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday, but there was no official information on the cause of death at the time.
‘Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy please be respected during this extremely difficult time,’ the representative said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Seattle native has starred in Bust Down alongside Chris Redd, Sam Jay and Langston Kerman, all of whom are credited as co-creators of the single camera show.
Described as a series primarily about friendship, the ‘vulgar, needy and complicated’ comedy just premiered on Peacock on March 10.
All six episodes have been released for simultaneous streaming
The next plot a group of friends doing low-paying jobs at a casino in GaryIndiana
The Seattle, Washington native also worked as a writer and voiced the role of Devon on Netflix’s animated series Big Mouth from 2017 to 2021.
Make your mark: Knight is the co-creator and star of Bust Down alongside Langston Kerman (pictured), Chris Redd and Sam Jay; The movie was only released in March
His growing résumé also includes writing for the popular ABC series Black-ish, and working on the HBO series Pause With Sam Jay as an actor, co-executive producer, and producer. Writer.
He’s also done his independent programming around the world, including filming his half-hour Netflix special as part of the series The Comedy Lineup in 2018.
For years, Knight has been open about his influences, crediting the legendary Dave Chappelle and the adult animated series Boondocks for inspiring him to get involved in comedy.
“One hundred percent why I do what I do,” he says of the effects of those two influences.
In a sign that he is making progress in his well-established career, Knight has finally opened up to Chappelle while on tour and he will share the stage with other famous comedians such as Joel. McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher and Aziz Ansari.
Moving on: Among his growing credits, Knight has served as a writer on the hit show Black-ish
RIP: Silicon Valley star, Kumail Nanjiani, looks stunned by the tragic news
RIP: James Adomian shares an old memory of his lost friend
After the news of Knight’s death, comedians and actors took to social media to pay their respects, sharing their grief along with some unforgettable memories.
‘Rest In Peace Jak Knight,’ Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani tweeted, before adding, ‘Funny comedian and a great guy. I can’t believe it.’
Comedian James Adomian heaped praise on his co-star: ‘Whenever I’m in the line-up with Jak Knight, I know it’s going to be an insanely funny night,’ he began, adding , “Always loved following him over the last decade. He’s won big, it’s all worth it, very witty and memorable in every moment on stage as well as on stage. A loss. painful for comedy.’
Some of his friends and fellow comedians were shocked by his sudden passing.
RIP: Max Silvestri has shared how he was ‘crushed’ by the news of his departure
RIP: Danu Fernandez has heaped praise on comedian and writer
RIP: Solomon Georgio reveals that he has known Knight since they were teenagers
Crushed by Jak Knight’s departure,’ shared Max Silvestri. ‘Watch Bust Down NOW. I was lucky enough to spend years writing for and for Jak, and we taped our Netflix series on the same night. What a hilarious, surprising, kind, weird, weird talent. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones.
‘I don’t know what to say about Jak Knight that he wouldn’t mock me,’ wrote writer and actor Dani Fernandez. ‘But you are incredibly loved and respected. There will never be anyone like you. ‘
Solomon Georgio posted: ‘I don’t know what to say. I met Jak Knight when he was a teenager. I will never forget the weekend I, he and Mo Welch performed a casino gig for a bunch of Trump voters. A crowd is particularly obnoxious and he doesn’t hold back a single punch. ‘
Gone too soon: After the news of Knight’s passing, comedians and actors took to social media to pay their respects, share their grief along with some unforgettable memories; seen in 2019
RIP: JD Witherspoon shared a short but sweet message to his deceased friend
RIP: Tim Dillon recalls when he and Knight taped a Netflix special together
RIP: Dylan Park opened up about Knight’s death hitting him hard, emotionally
RIP: Blaire Erskine talks about the time when Knightwas first started acting in comedies
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