Veteran comedian Ralphie May has passed away according to TMZ. The comedian known for his wit and self deprecating humor was just 45 years old. Reports confirm that May was found dead in his Vegas home today with his cause of death has been linked to cardiac arrest.
TMZ has learned Ralphie died at a private residence in Vegas Friday morning. We’re told he had been battling pneumonia for 6 weeks and died of cardiac arrest. According to his rep, someone in the residence discovered his body. He had performed Thursday night at Harrah’s in Vegas.
Just last year we saw May battle it out on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle against fellow comedian Mike Lawrence. Mays resume includes 1st Amendment Stand-Up on STARZ, Inside Amy Schumer, and The Last Comic Standing.