Another Dead Comedian: Chris Cotton DEAD At 32


Comedian Chris Cotton has died at the age of 32. The Philadelphia native's passing was announced by Comedy Central on Wednesday. The network released a statement which read: 'We’re devastated by the loss of Chris Cotton – a hilarious comedian, a beloved member of the Comedy Central family and a joy to be around. He will be missed.'Cotton's cause of death is yet to be made public. The comedian/writer worked on Comedy Central's Every Damn Day as well as the 2017 TV movie Diwal'oween, which he also appeared in. Cotton also published a book titled What My Dad Did: My Theory On Joke Writing, in which he wrote about his father's experience working at inner city schools in South Philly.He was active in the Philadelphia stand-up scene, even teaching classes at Philadelphia Comedy College. Cotton was married to his high school sweetheart Ericalynn, who he wed in in May 2011. She is set to give birth to their first child next year. Source

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