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Jak Knight, comedian and writer, dead at 28

Jak Knight, who died Thursday, appears in a Netflix comedy special. (Source: Netflix Is A Joke/YouTube)
Jak Knight, who died Thursday, appears in a Netflix comedy special. (Source: Netflix Is A Joke/YouTube)

Stand-up comedian, writer and actor Jak Knight has died. He was 28.

A representative for Knight reportedly confirmed in a statement that the comic died Thursday night at his home in Los Angeles.

The cause of death is unknown.

Knight appeared in the Peacock original series “Bust Down” which debuted this year. He was also the voice of Devon on the Netflix animated series “Big Mouth.” He was also co-executive producer HBO’s “Pause with Sam Jay.”

Knight was a noted comedian who toured worldwide. He appeared in a Netflix special in 2018 as part of “The Comedy Lineup” series.

More about Knight can be found here.

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