“We’re devastated by the loss of Chris Cotton – a hilarious comedian, a beloved member of the Comedy Central family and a joy to be around,” Comedy Central said in a tweet. “He will be missed.”
A cause of death was not disclosed.
A Philadelphia stand-up comic, Cotton made his national breakthrough with his work for Comedy Central. In July 2018, he was the red carpet host for the network’s Bruce Willis roast; prior to that, he appeared in Carpool Rules, a 2015 web series; and Diwal’oween, a 2017 multi-cultural Halloween-related indie film.
Comic Hannibal Buress tweeted a remembrance of Cotton. “A few weeks ago Chris Cotton randomly hit me up to thank me for a gig I got him YEARS ago that led to some other work for him,” Buress wrote.
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SOURCE: Deadline, Greg Evans