Comedian Nick Nemeroff He died suddenly on Monday at the age of 32, his family announced.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the regretful passing of our beloved brother Nick Nemeroff.“, It was indicated in a statement on Instagram. “Nick’s dedication to stand up was formidable and produced amazing results.“.
Although the cause of death has not been revealed so far, Canada’s CBC News reported that his manager, Morgan Flood, said that Nemeroff had died “While sleeping“.
The Canadian-born comedian made several appearances on the talk show Conan, performed at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, and was part of CBC Gem’s The New Wave of Stand Up. Nemeroff was recently seen on the second season of CTV Comedy’s Roast Battle Canada.
His first stand-up record, The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life, was released in 2020 and earned him a 2021 Juno Award nomination for Comedy Album of the Year.
Nemeroff attended the Royal West Academy and graduated from the radio and television program at the Metropolitan University of Toronto, according to Deadline.
“It was acclaimed in Canada and the United States, becoming both a ‘comedian’s comedian’ and a hit with crowds who fell in love with his unique cadence, his labyrinthine deadpan and misdirection-driven new take on comedy“, wrote his family on Instagram.
“If Nick was on a comedy show, he was guaranteed to walk away with new fans. And he deserved it, because comedy was, in many ways, his life. “Infinitely sweet, supportive of others, humbled by his many abilities and accomplishments, Nick experienced his life doing what he loved, and so it will be remembered. Nick we love you“.
Nemeroff’s agency, Grand Wave Entertainment, issued another statement on Twitter, saying they were deeply saddened by the comedian’s departure.
The date and time of the funeral have not yet been announced. Her family asked that, in lieu of flowers, “donations be made in her memory to the Planned Parenthood foundation of her choice.”