Comedy Legend Gallagher Dead At 76

Tragedy has affected the world of comedy.

Legendary Stand-up Comic Gallagher Tragic passed away at the age of 76. His longtime manager broke the news tmzrevealed that he died Friday morning at a hospice care facility in Palm Springs, California, after massive organ failure. This is a very sad thing.

The representative explained that Gallagher, whose full name is Leo Anthony GallagherWas in poor health for a long time, suffering from several heart attacks over the years.

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The icon was famous for its Sledge-O-Matic bit, which was a parody of those old Wedge-O-Matic commercials, which ended up using a sledgehammer to smash various foods… especially watermelon! It was a classic bit that forced fans to wear garbage bags and ponchos in the first few lines of her show. see below):

His manager told the outlet:

Gallagher stayed on the road touring America for decades. He was pretty sure he single-handedly set the record for most stand-up dates. While Gallagher had his opponents, he was an undeniable talent and an American success story. .

Rest in peace to this once in a lifetime talent.

[Images via Gallagher/YouTube]