Posted tagged ‘Comedian Death’

Comedian Greg Giraldo Dies

September 29, 2010

TMZ is reporting that comedian Greg Giraldo has died today at the age of 44. His death occurs five days after he was hospitalized for an overdose.

I always loved watching him on the infamous “Celebrity Roasts”. He definitely was a funny guy!


From TMZ:

Greg had been hospitalized in New Brunswick, NJ after he overdosed on prescription pills last weekend. A source said the overdose was not a suicide attempt.

Giraldo was best known for his celebrity roast appearances. He had also been a judge on “Last Comic Standing.”


Comedian Robert Schimmel Dies

September 4, 2010

The Associated Press is reporting that comedian Robert Schimmel, has died at the age of 60 after suffering serious injuries in a car accident.

From the Associated Press:

Schimmel’s spokesman, Howard Bragman, says Schimmel died Friday evening in a Phoenix hospital.

Schimmel was a passenger Thursday in a car driven by his 19-year-old daughter Aliyah. Bragman says Aliyah Schimmel swerved to avoid another car and the vehicle she was driving rolled to the side of the freeway. Bragman says she is hospitalized in stable condition.

From TMZ:

Schimmel was the passenger in a serious car accident after his daughter, who was driving at the time, swerved to avoid an accident. She’s still in the hospital, but we’re told she’ll be ok.

Schimmel is perhaps best known for his work on “The Howard Stern Show.”