Ricarlo Flanagan, the actor, rapper, and stand-up comic who was a semi-finalist on
the ninth season of Last Comic Standing, has died. He was 40.
Flanagan’s agent Stu Golfman of KMR Talent confirmed the news to Deadline, saying
that “Ricarlo was one of the nicest people I have ever met in my life and a joy to work
for. He will be missed dearly.”
His cause of death has yet to be announced – however, he was recently suffering from
Ricarlo Flanagan who was also a rapper, recently posted a tweet speaking about his
experience with COVID-19.
The comedian wrote: “This covid is no joke. I don’t wish this on anybody.”
He had become a semi-finalist of NBC competition Last Comic Standing in 2013
shortly after releasing the comedy album Man Law.
He was also well known for his recurring roles in Walk The Prank on Disney Plus – as
well as in the US version of the hit TV show Shameless.
Flanagan also made rap music under the pseudonym Father Flanagan, releasing
several albums throughout his career.
His latest album Both Sides Of The Brain was scheduled to be released today.