February 5, 2023

SiriusXM is saddened by the lack of Gilbert Gottfried, who, in keeping with his household, handed away after an extended sickness.

“Along with being probably the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a beautiful husband, brother, buddy and father to his two younger kids,” they wrote in a tweet. “Though immediately is a tragic day for all of us, please hold laughing as loud as doable in Gilbert’s honor.”

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A frequent visitor on many SiriusXM channels, Gottfried additionally shared his unmistakable voice and signature wit whereas internet hosting the SiriusXM unique podcast Gilbert Gottfried’s Wonderful Colossal Present!, the place he and co-host Frank Santopadre talked with actors, administrators, musicians and extra about their experiences in Hollywood’s golden period. Previous episodes can be found to stream on the SXM App.

Hear a particular tribute to Gottfried’s funniest moments on Comedy Greats (Ch. 94):

Take heed to his 2012 look on Comedy Greats’ UnMasked:

He additionally returned for one more UnMasked in 2017, obtainable to stream now:

Initially from Brooklyn, NY, and an early Saturday Night time Stay forged member, Gottfried’s unforgettable voice could possibly be heard in Disney’s Aladdin because the parrot Iago, the duck in Aflac commercials, Dr. Bender and his son Wendell in The Pretty OddParents and numerous different TV reveals and movies. He married Dara Kravitz in 2007 and collectively they’ve a daughter, Lily, and a son, Max.

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