Richard Jeni

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Richard John Colangelo (April 14, 1957[1] – March 10, 2007), better known as Richard Jeni,[2] was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He was known for his role in The Mask and in Platypus Man. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City.

Jeni committed suicide by shooting himself at his Los Angeles, California after suffering from depression for two months.[3] He was 49 years old.

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  1. DOB according to Jeni's Website and Social Security Death Index.
  2. Ryan, Jack (June 27, 2007). "A Comedian's Sad Demise - Coroner: Before suicide, Richard Jeni was involuntarily hospitalized". The Smoking Gun. Retrieved 2007-06-27.
  3. "Family Says Jeni Committed Suicide." Associated Press via Washington Post. March 13, 2007. Retrieved on March 13, 2007.

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