Comedian Gilbert Gottfried passed away 2022

A post on his verified Twitter feed says he died following a long illness.

Gottfried died from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II

a disorder that affects the heart, according to a statement by his publicist and longtime friend Glenn Schwartz

Gottfried had several bit parts in popular movies like "Beverly Hills Cop II," "Problem Child" and its sequel.

Gottfired was also an actor, including lending his unique voice to Disney's Aladdin.

Gottfried also served as the host of "USA Up All Night," which featured mostly low-budget movies bookended by Gottfried's comedy 

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