The late comedian helped move stand-up beyond the realm of the merely observational and create space for the absurd.
The disease is the most common form of muscular dystrophy that begins in adulthood. It reportedly affected Gottfried's heart.
Controversy was the north star for Gilbert Gottfried, the brash comic who died Tuesday.
How a legendary moment in comedy was born.
The stand-up comedian and actor, known for his roles in Aladdin and Problem Child, has died aged 67.
Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, known for voicing the Aflac duck and the parrot Iago in "Aladdin," has died, his family confirmed.
Comedian Gilbert Gottfried died of recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II. Here’s what to know about the heart condition.
Another comedic legend has left us too soon.
Gottfried was a fiercely independent and intentionally bizarre comedian's comedian.
He was the voice of the Aflac duck but was fired after controrvesial jokes
According to a post on his verified Twitter feed, he died following a long illness. He was 67.
Gilbert Gottfried, the actor and legendary standup comic known for his raw, scorched voice and crude jokes, has died.
Gilbert Gottfried, known for his distinctive voice, died Tuesday from complications due to muscular dystrophy.
When Will Smith slapped Chris Rock over an Oscars ceremony punchline, other comedians felt the sting.
Bob Saget, the comedian and actor known for his role as a widower raising a trio of daughters in the sitcom “Full House,” was found dead Sunday in Florida.
The attacks changed the course of modern American humor, fueling the rise of political satire as a form of mainstream entertainment.