Ricarlo Flanagan dead – Last Comic Standing & Shameless star dies aged 40 after Covid battle

SHAMELESS star and stand up comedian Ricarlo Flanagan has died at the age of 40.

His cause of death has yet to be announced – however, he was recently suffering from the coronavirus.


Comedian Ricarlo Flanagan has died at the age of 40Credit: Getty

Flanagan, who was also a rapper, recently posted a tweet speaking about his experience with Covid-19.

The comedian wrote: “This covid is no joke. I don’t wish this on anybody.”

He had become a semi-finalist of NBC competition Last Comic Standing in 2013 shortly after releasing the comedy album Man Law.

He was also well known for his recurring roles in Walk the Prank on Disney Plus – as well as in the US version of hit TV show Shameless.

And he made minor appearances in Insecure, The Mick and HBO series Room 404. 

Flanagan also made rap music under the pseudonym Father Flanagan, releasing several albums throughout his career.

His latest album Both Sides of the Brain, was scheduled to be released today.


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