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Comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried has died.

His family revealed in a statement released on Tuesday, “After a long illness, we are saddened to report that our dear Gilbert Gottfried has passed away. Gilbert was a fantastic husband, brother, friend, and father to his two young children, in addition to having the most recognizable voice in comedy. Despite the fact that today is a terrible day for all of us, please continue to laugh as loudly as you can in honor of Gilbert.”

Gilbert died of Ventricular Tachycardia caused by Myotonic Dystrophy type II, according to his representative, Glenn Schwartz.

Gilbert began his acting career within the Seventies as a member of the “Saturday Night Live” cast. within the 1980s, he found success on “The Cosby Show. Gilbert marked as business manager Sidney music director in the sequel to “Beverly Hills Cop. Gilbert also did voice work in the early 2000s as the Aflac Duck and as a character in “Aladdin.

Shortly after Louie Anderson died, Gilbert uploaded a now-heartbreaking photo of himself with Bob Saget and Louie Anderson with the description, “This photo is now quite depressing. Bob Saget and Louie Anderson, may you rest in peace. Both were wonderful friends who will be missed.” The last time our cameras caught up with Gilbert was in New York City in 2017. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Dara, and two children, Lily and Max, whom he married in 2007.

He was 67 years old at the time.