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Long-time comedian Leo Anthony Gallagher – simply “Gallagher” on stage – is awake and in good spirits following a heart attack, his manager tells E! News.

The watermelon-smashing icon felt intense chest pains prior to a show in Texas last week and was actually placed in a medically-induced coma on Thursday. But Christina Scherrer now confirms that her client is breathing on his own, moving around and flashing signs of his regular personality to visitors.

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“We’re not sure how long the doctors will want him to stay yet,” Scherrer says, adding hopefully. “So far so good, can’t wait to have him back!”

Gallagher also suffered a heart attack about one year ago in Minnesota. It’s unknown at this time when he’ll return to performing, but he reportedly has no plans to retire any time soon.