Comedian and actor, Gilbert Gottfried died after a long battle with heart disease – from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II.
His publicist and friend,Glenn Schwartz confirmed the sad news to The Associated Press. See the tweet from his Twitter page below;
Gilbert is popularly known for his role in Problem Child, House Party 3 and voiceover in Aladdin as the parrot “lago”.
He is survived by his wife and two children. He was one of the greats, May his soul rest in peace.