Comedian and ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ Star Ricky Harris Dies at 54

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Comedian Ricky Harris has died of a heart attack at the age of 54.

The funnyman had a long career, over 20 years, and appeared in many notable film and TV roles including: Everybody Hates Chris, Poetic Justice, Moesha, CSI, Dope, The People v. O.J. Simpson and many more.

Harris is also known within the hip-hop community as the voice behind the classic characters DJ EZ Dicc, TaaDow, and Saul-T-Nutz on Snoop Dogg’s albums. Snoop, who was a close personal friend of Ricky’s, posted a solemn message in honor of his late friend to Instagram.

Ricky Harris. R. I. P.

A video posted by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

More of Black Hollywood has already started sharing their condolences, from Sinbad to Questlove, following the sudden passing of the comedian:

C u when I get there like we used to do in church on the east side tell Nate to hold my note

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

Devastated!!! #RIP to the One and Only #RickyHarris Always been a super solid dude

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Photo Credit: Ricky Harris/Instagram