Patrice O'Neal

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O'Neal in January 2006.

Patrice Lumumba Malcolm Oneal (December 7, 1969 – November 29, 2011) was an American comedian, radio and television personality, and actor who is known for his type 2 diabetes health jokes and for his insult comedy.

O'Neal was born on December 7, 1969 in New York City, New York.[1] He was raised in Boston, Massachusetts. O'Neal studied at West Roxbury High School and at Northeastern University. During his career he was influenced by George Carlin, Eddie Murphy, and by Richard Pryor.[2] O'Neal had one child, Aymilyon. O'Neal died on November 29, 2011 from a diabetic stroke in Englewood, New Jersey, aged 41.[3]

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  1. "Patrice O'Neal Online". Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2013-01-09.
  2. Venutolo, Anthony (November 29, 2011). "Comedian Patrice O'Neal dead at 41". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  3. Slotnik, Daniel E. (November 29, 2011). "Patrice O'Neal, Boisterous Comedian, Dies at 41". New York Times. Retrieved November 30, 2011.

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