Patrice O'Neal is a well-known comedian. He performed at the Charlie Sheen Comedy Central Roast in September 2011, but then tragedy...

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Patrice O'Neal passed away today at the age of 41, one month after collapsing from a stroke.

In response, a number of celebrities have taken to Twitter and expressed their sympathy over the late comedian. To wit:

Sarah Silverman: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. You made us laugh til we cried."

Kevin Smith: "I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice - He WILL be missed."

Seth Myers: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. A day spent watching clips of him on-line is a day well spent."

Bob Saget: "Patrice O'Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart."

Nick Cannon: "An amazing comedian and an even better person. RIP Patrice O'Neal."

Joe Rogan: "RIP to my friend Patrice O'Neal, a great thinker, a great comic, and a great human being. He had a truly unique perspective on this world."

Dane Cook: "I started my career w/ Patrice O'Neal. He was 1 of the best ever. Fond memories of road gigs, late night eats & laughs."

David Alan Grier: "RIP Patrice Oneal...Amazing artist. Your voice n spirit will b missed."

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Patrice O'Neal, who suffered a serious stroke in late October, has passed away from complications related to that incident. He was 41.

The death was first reported by O'Neal's pals at the Opie and Anthony radio show, as Opie Tweeted this morning: "Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker I've ever known PERIOD."

O'Neal recently worked the Charlie Sheen Roast on Comedy Central and appeared on programs such as Chappelle's Show, The Office and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. our thoughts go out to his friends and family.

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Two days after comedian Patrice O'Neal suffered a massive stroke, Charlie Sheen has sent his best wishes for a full recovery to one of the celebrities who roasted him last month.

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"[Patrice] is a gentle giant, a brilliant comedian, and a noble dude. Wishing him nothing but recovery, healing and laughter," Sheen told TMZ.

Dane Cook, a Boston native like O'Neal, also took to Twitter to pay tribute to the funny man, writing:

“Please pray for him and his family. Patrice is unlike anyone I’ve ever met. He’s one of the best comedians ever. Period. He also gave me some of the most useful/real (expletive) advice I’ve ever received. Please put positive thoughts into this world for P. #hope.”

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Patrice O'Neal, a famous comedian who recently performed on Comedy Central's Charlie Sheen Roast, has suffered a massive stroke. The announcement was made this morning by fellow comic Jim Norton on the Opie and Anthony Show.

"We don't know how he is. We don't know how he's going to be," said Norton. "I didn't want to do this by myself. I wish we had more news for you."

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A statement was also posted on the show's Facebook page. It encourages fans to send in well wishes and reads:

"Our close friend Patrice O'Neal suffered a stroke last week. Please respect his family and their request for privacy. An email has been set up for fans to send him well wishes and his family will make sure he gets them. You can write to LoveForPatrice@gmail.com. When we have an update on his condition, we will let you all know."

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