Jak Knight, comedian from Peacock's 'Bust Down,' dead at 28

By: The Trend Wire

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Stand-up comedian, writer, and actor Jak Knight, who appeared in the series "Bust Down," has passed away. He was 28.

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Knight's death on Thursday night at his Los Angeles residence was confirmed by a spokesperson for him in a statement. 

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According to the representative, Knight's family made his passing public and would withhold further information at this time.

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 the Peacock original series "Bust Down" in 2022, Knight made an appearance alongside Chris Redd, Sam Jay, and Langston Kerman. 

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Additionally, he provided the voice for Devon in the Netflix animated series "Between 2017 and 2021, Big Mouth served as co-executive producer of HBO's "Pause with Sam Jay."

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Additionally, Knight gave live stand-up performances all around the world. In 2018, his half-hour Netflix special aired as a part of the "The Comedy Lineup" series.

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Actors and comedians expressed their sorrow and shared memories on Twitter after learning of Knight's passing.

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Actor Kumail Nanjiani wrote, "Rest In Peace Jak Knight." "Wonderful man and a hilarious comedian. It's really unbelievable."

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Comedian James Adomian once said, "Whenever I was on a lineup with Jak Knight, I knew it was going to be a crazily entertaining night." 

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"I've enjoyed watching him for the past ten years. All of his success was well earned because he was funny and memorable both onstage and off. a sad loss for humour."

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Dani Fernandez, a writer and actor, declared, "I don't know what to say about Jak Knight that he wouldn't make fun of me for." "But everyone adored and respected you. Nobody will ever be exactly like you."

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Comedian Tim Dillon posted, "RIP to Jak Knight." "Years ago, we recorded Netflix specials together. He was a kind man who will be dearly missed and an amazingly humorous original voice in comedy."

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When he was merely a child, "I used to watch him with his bag on at all the LA performances," wrote mo Mandel "He had a fantastic smile on his face and was entertaining right away

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The news of his passing was quite devastating. Say a prayer for his family and watch his comedy.