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Richard Lewis known for his wit and talent dies at 76

Comedy icon Richard Lewis succumbs to Parkinson's Disease at 76

By Web Desk
February 29, 2024
Tributes pour in as Richard Lewis passes away at 76.
Tributes pour in as Richard Lewis passes away at 76.

Renowned Hollywood actor Richard Lewis has passed away at the age of 76, as reported by Deadline. 

Best known for his role as a fictionalized version of himself on the popular comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lewis enjoyed a successful career spanning acting, writing, and comedy. 

His extensive credits include notable appearances in productions such as Robin Hood: Men In Tights and Daddy Dearest

He made a return for the 12th and final season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which premiered earlier this year. 

His passing comes within a year of his public announcement of battling Parkinson's disease.

Last April, he disclosed his diagnosis of his disease and declared his retirement from stand-up comedy. 

In 2021, Lewis had announced his absence from Season 11 of due to the need for recovery from three surgeries.