Comedian Richard Lewis ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Has Died at 76


Richard Lewis passed away “peacefully” at his home in LA Tuesday night after having a heart attack, according to his publicist. 

In April of 2023, Richard revealed that he had been living with Parkinson’s disease.  

Known as a comic’s comic, Lewis made his first appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” in 1974, becoming a staple of the late-night comedy scene.

On-screen, Lewis has played himself for years on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” opposite his friend Larry David, at one point joking during an episode this season about which one of them looked worse.

Lewis also appeared on the big screen in movie roles starring opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the sitcom “Anything but Love,” playing Prince John in Mel Brooks’ movie comedy “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” and branching out into drama as a struggling alcoholic in the 1995 film “Drunks.”