Kevin Meaney, standup comic and actor, dead at 60

Kevin Meaney, standup comic and actor, dead at 60

Veteran stand-up comedian-actor Kevin Meaney has passed away.

The 60-year-old comedian, who was scheduled to perform at the Borgata in Atlantic City at the end of November, was probably most well known for delivering the line, "That's not right".

No possible cause of Meaney's death has been released, CNN said.

Meaney's career took off in the 1980s, after filming a 1986 HBO special.

Word of Meaney's death spread on social media where friends and colleagues like Patton Oswalt said that Meaney wasn't just a great comic but a great human being as well.

"His other credits included "Big", "Ned and Stacey", 2 Broke Girls" and "30 Rock". Meaney's agent confirmed that the comedian and actor was found dead in his home in Forestburgh, NY.

"Kevin Meaney was as amusing as they get and the nicest man", he wrote on Twitter.

A musical as well as comedic talent, Meaney also appeared on Broadway in "Hairspray!".

- Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) October 22, 2016Kevin Meaney was as amusing as they get and the nicest man. RIP Kevin Meaney. You'll be missed. "Relentlessly amusing. One of kind". 'He could make you lose your mind laughing. "A very special person", Apatow wrote.

The father and native New Yorker had a small role in the 1988 comedy "Big", and helmed the CBS version of "Uncle Buck", which ran from 1990 to 1991.

And Kathy Griffin wrote on her Twitter feed: 'I adored Kevin Meaney. And one of the nicest guys you could ever hope to meet as well.

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