Comedian Kevin Meaney, ‘Big’ & ‘Uncle Buck’ Actor, Dies At 60
Veteran and comedian Kevin Meaney died yesterday at age 60. He was found in his home in Forestburgh, New York.
Meany appeared on numerous animated TV series, the CBS series Uncle Buck and in Tom Hanks’ film Big. He was born in 1956 and started his comedy career in 1980. A few years later he appeared on Saturday Night Live,The Tonight Show, and appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Oprah, and Regis and Kathy Lee followed. Meaney was a talented voice actor and comedian, making even mundane topics of life seem funny. Friends describe him as kind and a “terrific person.”
Condolences and tributes were posted by his colleagues and friends on social media:
Kevin Meaney was sweet, hilarious and courageous. A silly, wonderful, man. The best. My heart goes out to his fans, friends and family.
— Bobcat Goldthwait (@bcgoldthwait) October 22, 2016
Kevin Meaney was as funny as they get and the nicest man. He could make you lose your mind laughing. A very special person. https://t.co/EBvDUmNUrr
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) October 22, 2016
RIP Kevin Meaney. Relentlessly funny. One of kind.
— marc maron (@marcmaron) October 22, 2016
RIP Kevin Meaney who had such a hilariously original comedy voice at a time when that was damn near impossible https://t.co/NKgJpsZRXD
— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) October 22, 2016
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