Patrice O'Neal

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Birthday
7, 1969
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 29, 2011 (41)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1969
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 29, 2011 (41)

About

Respected stand up comedian known for his uncompromising and fearless style of comedy. He was a cast member on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Comedy Central aired his only hour-long special, Elephant in the Room, in 2011.

Before Fame

After a long drought, he got a Showtime half-hour special, a writing gig for the Colin Quinn show, and a Comedy Central Presents special.

Trivia

He appeared on Showtime at the Apollo, The Office, Chappelle's Show, and had a brief stint writing for the WWE.

Family Life

He was born Patrice Malcolm O'Neal, named by his mother after Patrice Lumumba, the leader of the Congolese independence movement, and Malcolm X.

Associated With

While he was performing in the UK, he was noticed by the rising comic Ricky Gervais, who frequently mentioned him among his favorite comedians.