Comedian and actor Taylor Negron sadly passed away on Saturday at the age of 57.
Negron’s death after a long battle with cancer was revealed by his cousin, making the sad announcement in a video.
Negron has starred in numerous television shows and movies, including a memorable scene in 1982’s comedy, Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
Taylor played the role of the pizza delivery guy that made a delivery to Mr. Hand’s history class to surfing stoner Jeff Spicoli, played by actor Sean Penn.
Taylor had a featured role in the 1982 comedy Young Doctors In Love and played the villainous Milo in the 1991 action film, The Last Boy Scout starring Bruce Willis.
Negron also starred in Punchline, One Crazy Summer, Stuart Little, Angels In The Outfield, Better Off Dead and Nothing But Trouble.
He also made regular appearances on television in shows including Hill Street Blues, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Seinfeld, ER, Party Of Five, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Wizards Of Waverly Place and The Hughleys.
Negron also was a stand-up comedian, writer and painter.
Tributes to Negron were led by 49-year-old actor Ben Stiller, who tweeted: ‘Taylor Negron was a very smart, funny caring individual with a unique comedic voice. #RESPECT.’
Negron’s death was announced by his cousin Chuck Negron, a former member of the rock band Three Dog Night, in a short YouTube video.
Chuck stated, “May he rest in peace. I just wanted all of you people who knew him and loved him to know that he just passed.”
Chuck said he was with Negron at the time of his death along with the actor’s mother, his brother Alex and Chuck’s brother Rene.
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