Taylor Negron Dead At 57 – Comedic Actor Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

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Taylor Negron Dead

By Michael Lewittes

Taylor Negron Dead

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Taylor Negron, the comedian and character actor, has died of cancer after a long battle with the disease. He was 57. The news of his death was first announced on Saturday by his cousin, Chuck Negron of the band Three Dog Night. In an online video, the musician said, “I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away. His mother, his brother Alex and my brother Rene and his wife Julie were all there with him. May he rest in peace.”

Negron appeared in scores of movies and TV shows. Many will remember him for being Mr. Pizza Guy in Fast Times at Ridgemont High or as Rodney Dangerfield’s son-in-law in Easy Money. Negron made his film debut in the movie Young Doctors In Love. He was also in, among many other films, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, The Last Boy Scout, Punchline, Stuart Little, Nothing But Trouble, and Angels in the Outfield.

In addition to being a prominent standup comedian, Negron also made guest appearances on numerous TV shows, including “Seinfeld,” “Friends,” “ER,” “Party of Five,” “Hill Street Blues,” “Touched By An Angel,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “The Practice,” “The Hughleys,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

A number of celebrities have taken to social media to share their memories of Negron and share their condolences. Gossip Cop would similarly like to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Negron, who made us laugh many times.

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