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Respected stand up comedian known for his uncompromising and fearless style of comedy. He was a cast member on Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Comedy Central aired his only hour-long special, Elephant in the Room, in 2011.
After a long drought, he got a Showtime half-hour special, a writing gig for the Colin Quinn show, and a Comedy Central Presents special.
He appeared on Showtime at the Apollo, The Office, Chappelle’s Show, and had a brief stint writing for the WWE.
He was born Patrice Malcolm O’Neal, named by his mother after Patrice Lumumba, the leader of the Congolese independence movement, and Malcolm X.
While he was performing in the UK, he was noticed by the rising comic Ricky Gervais, who frequently mentioned him among his favorite comedians.
How did Patrice O'Neal die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||41 years|
|Death date||November 29, 2011|
|Place of death||Englewood, New Jersey, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I don’t go to any sexy places to eat where they give you half a lamb chop and one bean. I like going, ‘Uhhh, I’m done’ when I eat.Patrice O'Neal
I like to be loved or hated – I don’t like mediocre. So I’d rather have the entire crowd hate me than to have 90% hate me.Patrice O'Neal
I’m a decent cook, and I will try to cook anything. My only weakness is that I don’t know servings – I only know how to make a lot.Patrice O'Neal
Who has connections to Connecticut? That’s where rich people go to live the rest of their life in the woods.Patrice O'Neal
I need a little bass and I don’t even need that crazy bass to break your face. I just want it to sound good when I have my favorite song.Patrice O'Neal