Film star and comedian Brody Stevens was found dead Friday afternoon in Los Angeles.
The Hangover star and Due Date, 48, apparently committed suicide, with The Blast reporting that the Los Angeles police are investigating the cause of death as "suicide by hanging".
Brody was found just before 13:00 PST and was reported by the US media that the LAPD is still on the scene and investigators are talking to his family.
The comedian was a regular actor in the comedy scene in Los Angeles, with regular performances in the clubs of the city.
He opened earlier on his battles with depression and mental health problems and also spoke of a negative reaction to a special of the comedy that was broadcast.
The Brody tributes are shared on social media, with Emmy award director Peter Atencio describing Brody in a tweet as "one of the sweetest people I've ever met and someone who has always been incredibly kind."
The Comedy Store shared their thoughts on the passage of Brody, tweeting: "Thanks to Brody for sharing your comedy and positive energy with us for so many years.You made the evenings so fun, pushing the boundaries, being different and never doing the same show twice: joke, crowd work, drums, baseball, we love you forever, Brody. "
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