Teddy Ray, a comedian, passed away. He was 32.
The media organization All Def Digital, with whom Ray frequently cooperated, announced the late comic’s passing on Instagram on Saturday. “All Def Family, we’re heartbroken and still can’t believe that our brother Teddy Ray has passed away.” The most compassionate person you could ever meet was Teddy. He never failed to smile. In any circumstance, he had a natural capacity to make others laugh, and his laugh was contagious!
“To know Teddy was to love him,” the rest of the sentence continued. Teddy is an All-Def legend and a wonderful one. Though we know he will make Heaven laugh, we shall miss him every day. His close relatives and friends have our sincere condolences and prayers.
Along with doing stand-up, Ray contributed as a writer and actor to the comedy series How to Be Broke, where he appeared in six episodes between 2017 and 2018. He also made an appearance in episodes of the HBO Max series Pause with Sam Jay from 2021 and the improv comedy courtroom show Cancel Court.
Quinta Brunson, the designer of Abbott Elementary, spearheaded the outpouring of condolences to Ray on social media by leaving a note on Ray’s final Instagram post. “Heartbroken. I’ll miss you, Teddy.
Ray was dubbed “amazing” by stand-up comedian and Emmy winner Katt Williams, and Issa Rae posted a photo of a white heart emoji over a picture of Ray grinning on her Instagram Stories.
Ray, who works with the brand, was also honored by Rae’s media outlet, Hooray.
“Rest in Power to Teddy Ray, a longtime friend and member of our creative team. Thank you for your constant enthusiasm for our projects and sets, the group wrote on Twitter.
There were no immediate updates on survivors or memorial arrangements.