Brody Stevens Comedian Commits Suicide by Hanging at Age 48

StevensComedian Brody Stevens committed suicide by hanging on Feb. 22, 2019. He was 48 years old.

The Blast reports Stevens was found at 1 pm CT in his Los Angeles home. The publication received a recording of the emergency personnel responding to a call about an individual who hung himself.

Stevens was known for his stand-up routines in L.A. clubs. He also performed at larger festivals such as Montreal’s “Just for Laughs.”

The comedian’s last show was on Feb. 20 at the Comedy Store located in West Hollywood.

Stevens also appeared in multiple films including “Due Date,” “The Hangover,” and “The Hangover Part II.” He also hosted several podcasts and appeared on the television shows; “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” and “Conan and Chelsea Lately.” Stevens also appeared in the HBO series “Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!”

The comedian was open about his battle with depression. Sources say he recently stopped taking his medication because he was not able to be creative.

Written by Barbara Sobel

Sources:

US: Brody Stevens Dead: Comedian and ‘The Hangover’ Star Dies at 48 From Apparent Suicide
Blast: Brody Stevens Dead: Comedian and ‘The Hangover’ Star Dies at 48 From Apparent Suicide
Yahoo: Comedian Brody Stevens Dead at 48 of Apparent Suicide

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