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Date of BirthAugust 4, 1941
MediumFilm, Television, Stand-up comedy
DiedMay 19, 2021

Paul Mooney was an actor best known as a comedian writer. In 1941, he was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. After seven years, moved towards Oakland, California. In his early life career, he was a ringmaster with Gatti-Charles Circus. Later on, he found himself as a comedy writer because most of the time he enjoyed jokes. He was 79. Paul Mooney died aged 79 on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Latest update about his Death

Paul Mooney’s daughter, Spring Mooney confirmed her father’s death. She posted the death news on Twitter.

Spring Mooney wrote:

“Give me a moment. My best friend just died and my world is forever SHOOK!!! I really can’t put into words right now my feelings…know that I LOVE THIS MAN AND I AM BROKEN”.

He passed away due to a heart attack at his home in Oakland, California. As the news of his death passes, many stars have given the honour to his memory through social media.

As Viola Davis wrote:

“Awww…RIP comedy legend, Paul Mooney! You were both funny and poignant. So happy to have witnessed your genius live. Rest well!!! Pour down some laughter here. We need it”.

As another star Whilst director Ava DuVernay wrote:

“Paul Mooney. A comedy giant. I recall listening to his RACE album in college and how formative it was. Yeah, the jokes. But more so, freedom. “He spoke freely and fearlessly about feelings and experiences others found difficult to express. May he be truly free now. Rest, sir”.

Life Achievements of Paul Mooney

He performed his services as a writer on “Saturday Night Live”, “The Richard Pryor Show”, and “ The Richard Pryor Show”. “The memoir Black Is the New White” is Mooney’s first book published in 2007. He was performed in many films, televisions and comedy shows including:

  • Meet the Blacks-2016
  • The N-Word-2004
  • Good Time-1994.

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