Gilbert Gottfried dead: Comedian, actor dies at age 67 – National

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Popular comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died at the age of 67, according to a post on social media written by his family.

“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children. Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor,” it read.

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Actor Jason Alexander inadvertently posted his condolences prior to the family announcement, which spread the news across social media.

Gottfried is the third renowned comedian to die so far in 2022, following the deaths of Bob Saget and Louie Anderson in January.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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