Philadelphia-born comedian who appeared on such television programs as Last Comic Standing and The
He began his career by appearing on several late 1980s and early 1990s stand-up shows on A & E and Comedy Central.
He suffered a non-fatal heart attack in 2010 at a comedy club in Los Angeles, and went on the
He came out of the closet in a 2012 podcast, with the goal of preventing the suicides of gay and lesbian teens.
He frequently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and other late-night talk shows.