Patrice O'Neal dead at 41

patrice-oneal-getty.jpgComic Patrice O'Neal passed away Monday (Nov. 28). This news comes just more than a month after he suffered a stroke.

Word of his death emerged via the "Opie and Anthony" radio show Twitter page in which Opie (Gregg Hughes) writes, "Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker i've ever known PERIOD."

O'Neal's recently appeared on the dais during the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen." He also made a number of appearances on " The Office" and " Chapelle's Show."

O'Neal was 41.
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