Stand-up comedian and creator of Nickelodeon’s “That Girl Lay Lay”, David Arnold, suddenly died at the age of 54.
Arnold’s family told the LA Times that, “David passed away peacefully today in his home and doctors have ruled the cause of death due to natural causes.”
From the LA Times:
Actor, writer, showrunner and veteran stand-up comedian David A. Arnold died Wednesday, his family said. He was 54.
“It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A. Arnold,” the comic’s family wrote in a statement to The Times. “David passed away peacefully today in his home and doctors have ruled the cause of death due to natural causes. Please keep our family in prayer and respect our privacy at this time as we are all shocked and devastated by this loss.”
The statement did not specify a cause of death beyond “natural causes.”
“We are shocked and incredibly saddened by the sudden passing of our dear friend and creative partner, David A. Arnold,” Nickelodeon said in a statement to The Times. “On behalf of everyone at Nickelodeon, we send our thoughts and condolences to his family, his friends and his fans.
“David was an immense talent and a gifted storyteller with a wide range of fans, from adults through his stand-up, to kids and families through the Nickelodeon show he created and executive produced for us, ‘That Girl Lay Lay.’”
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