Comedian Andy Smart cause of death. (Source: chortle.co.uk)
Comedy performer Andy Smart, who was most known for his work with The Comedy Store Players and, before to that, his partnership with Angelo Abela in the Vicious Boys, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 63. Keep reading to know about the comedian’s family, his net worth and his cause of death in detail.
Who was Andy Smart?
Andy Smart was an English comedian. The comedian has been performing since the 1980s, and more recently, he was well-known as one of the Comedy Store Players’ regular cast members.
For more than 13 years, Smart performed as a guest with The Comedy Store Players before becoming a regular member in 1995. Smart, a former street performer, was a member of The Vicious Boys, a duo that performed in the middle of the 1980s. Together, they took home the 1984 Time Out Street Entertainer Award. They appeared on programs like The Tube, Saturday Starship, and Six O’Clock before getting their own LWT show called Wake Up London.
Since the 1980s, Andy has performed. (Source: mirror.co.uk)
The Vicious Boys were approached by Janet Street-Porter to offer the humor for Get Fresh, a two-hour live outdoor show every Saturday morning, in 1985.
Later, they appeared on LWT’s Wake Up London and Channel 4’s The Tube, where Smart licked Paula Yates’ face while costumed as a porter and posing as a Great Dane.
The duo toured for the next three years, including numerous visits to New York and two journeys to Australia, but they broke up in 1990. Then Smart started a stand-up career. A consistent member of the Comedy Store Players improv troupe since 1995, he has played at more than 40 Edinburgh festivals, including solo performances in 1993 (Look Back At Danger) and 1998 (a tribute to marijuana titled The Dope).
Edinburgh Fringe in 1985. Andy Smart entertaining on the street. Angelo Abela is seated in back of him.
In 1987, Smart and Abela hosted American Football on Channel 4.
A Hitch In Time, his biography on his early exploits, was published in 2019 and details the “series of jaw-dropping feats and bizarre situations from which, amazingly, he emerged unscathed.” Martin Freeman once remarked on The Graham Norton Show that Smart’s use of the Heimlich procedure prevented him from choking on crisps.
Personal Life: Family & Net worth
Smart have a daughter named Grace (born 1993), who works as a set designer.
Andy Smart was among the wealthiest and most well-known comedians. Andy Smart’s net worth was $5 million, according to our study, Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider. Smart co-commented on Farnborough FC Radio and was a fan of Farnborough F.C.
How did Andy Smart die?
The 63-year-old comedian Andy Smart, best known for his work with The Comedy Store, passed away on May 16, 2023.
His daughter, Grace, posted a message on Smart’s official social media profile announcing the news of his passing.
“Hi this is Grace, Andy’s daughter, I’m very sorry to let you all know that dad passed away unexpectedly last night. He had so many friends and such a great life.Raise a glass for him.G x”
Up until his passing, Smart reportedly continued to perform every Wednesday and Sunday at London’s renowned stand-up comedy venue, The Comedy Store.
Andy Smart cause of death
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Tributes to Andy Smart
Celebrities and his fellow comedians have flocked to pay respect to the “legend”.
Rufus Hound expressed his “heartbreak” over the news.
He tweeted: “Absolutely heartbroken. There will be others that will speak of his talent, but simply one of the great MEN died. A lust for revelry in all forms, there’s less light today. Will be drinking to him tonight. What a lad.”
His fellow Comedy Store Player Josie Lawrence tweeted: “Shocking news. Andy Smart has died. We the Comedy Store Players are utterly heartbroken. We cannot say how much we will miss him. He was a joy. He laughed more than anyone we knew. He did so much crazy stuff but mostly he made our little world way more fun. We loved him so much.”
Among those honoring the “force for joy” were friends Eddie Izzard and Dara O’Briain.
Eddie wrote: “Very sorry to hear this Grace. Andy was a very funny man and a great improviser. His talent will be missed.”
Dara wrote: “That is such terrible news, I’m so sorry to hear that. Condolences to Andy’s family and friends; he was such a force for joy, and will be sorely missed.”
Losing a loved one is among the hardest experiences anybody can have in life. Any journey must have a final destination. Sadly, the person’s time on earth has now come to an end with their death. We at MEDICOTOPICS wish him eternal peace and extend our condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones.
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