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Patrice O'Neal, Comedian & Charlie Sheen Roaster, Dies at Age 41

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Nov. 29 2011, Published 6:03 a.m. ET

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Patrice O’Neal, a comedian who recently roasted Charlie Sheen, died Monday night. He was 41.

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According to the New York Daily News, Patrice, a diabetic, suffered a stroke in late October.

He was a frequent guest at the Opie and Anthony radio show, and they confirmed the news of his death on Twitter on Tuesday.

"Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away," Opie wrote. "The funniest and best thinker I've ever known PERIOD. #devastated."

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Patrice performed at the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen," which aired in September.

Charlie Tweeted his own long message in tribute to Patrice today.

"The entertainment world as well as the world at large lost a brilliant man today," he wrote. "Patrice had that rare 'light' around him and inside of him. I only knew him for the few days leading up the Roast. Yet I will forever be inspired by his nobility, his grace and his epic talent. my tears today are for the tremendous loss to his true friends and loving family."

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