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Aladdin star Gilbert Gottfried dies at age 67: The actor passed away

Gilbert Gottfried dies at age 67: Beloved comic who voiced Aladdin’s parrot Iago and Aflac duck passed away after a ‘lengthy sickness’

  •  Longtime character actor Gilbert Gottfried has died at the age of 67
  •  He was greatest recognized for voicing the character Iago within the 1992 movie Aladdin
  •  His household revealed he passed after quietly battling a ‘lengthy sickness’  
  • Gilbert is survived by his spouse Dara, his daughter Lily, 14, son Max, 12, a sister Karen and nephew Graham

Longtime character actor Gilbert Gottfried has died at the age of 67, it was introduced on Tuesday on his Twitter account.

He was greatest recognized for voicing the character Iago within the 1992 movie Aladdin and for additionally lending his voice to the Aflac duck, the mascot of Aflac insurance coverage. 

His household posted a personal, heartfelt message to announce he passed after a ‘lengthy sickness,’ it was shared.

‘We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a protracted sickness,’ the notice learn. 

Sad farewell: Longtime character actor Gilbert Gottfried has died at the age of 67, it was announced on Tuesday on his Twitter account

Sad farewell: Longtime character actor Gilbert Gottfried has died at the age of 67, it was introduced on Tuesday on his Twitter account

‘In addition to being probably the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was an exquisite husband, brother, pal and father to his two younger youngsters,’ it was additionally shared.

‘Although at the moment is a tragic day for all of us, please preserve laughing as loud as potential in Gilbert’s honor.

The notice was signed: ‘Love, the Gottfried household.’

Heartbreaking news: His family posted a personal, heartfelt message to announce he passed after a 'long illness,' it was shared. Seen in 2014 in NYC

Heartbreaking information: His household posted a personal, heartfelt message to announce he passed after a ‘lengthy sickness,’ it was shared. Seen in 2014 in NYC

He was greatest recognized for voicing the character Iago – Aladdin’s parrot – within the 1992 animated Disney film Aladdin and subsequent TV sequence.

The star was additionally within the film Problem Child in 1990 and The Aristocrats in 2005.  

Seinfeld star Jason Alexander paid a tribute: ‘Gilbert Gottfried made me snort at occasions when laughter didn’t come simply. What a present. I didn’t know him effectively however I cherished what he shared with me. My greatest needs and sympathy to his household. #ripGilbertGottfried.’

He gave it his all: The star was also in the movie Problem Child in 1990 and The Aristocrats in 2005. Seen in 2016

He gave it his all: The star was additionally within the film Problem Child in 1990 and The Aristocrats in 2005. Seen in 2016

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