Actor and comedian Jak Knight’s recent death at the age of 28 has been ruled a suicide.
Knight, who voiced DeVon on Netflix Big mouthwrote for black and was a co-founder of Peacock’s bust downShe was found in Los Angeles on July 14, suffering a gunshot wound; His cause of death was later ruled a suicide, according to a Los Angeles coroner’s report obtained by persons.
“Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy be respected at this extremely difficult time,” a family representative said in a statement last week when Knight’s death was first reported.
Knight first made his mark in Hollywood as a stand-up comic, served as a permanent writer, and then as a story editor for Netflix’s animated comedy Big mouthstarting with its premiere in 2017. He also voiced the character of DeVon, a popular black classmate of nerdy protagonists Nick and Andrew, for 28 episodes.
Knight later served as Executive Story Editor on Season 6 of the ABC sitcom blackishand earlier this year he starred in and co-wrote the Peacock comedy bust downalong with SNL‘s Chris Redd, Sam Jay and Langston Kerman. His other TV appearances include American dad! and Break with Sam Jay.
If you are considering suicide, are concerned about a friend or loved one, or want emotional support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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