Gottfried died from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II, a disorder that affects the heart,

Born: February 28, 1955 New York City, U.S. Died: April 12, 2022 (aged 67) New York City, U.S. Years active 1970–2022 Spouse : Dara Kravitz(m. 2007)

Genres Satire,  blue comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, improvisational comedy.

At age 15, Gottfried began performing stand-up comedy in New York and eventually became known in the area as a "comedian's comedian.

In 1980, Saturday Night Live was being retooled with a new staff and new comedians;

On January 10, 2022, he guest-starred as God on the season finale of Smiling Friends.

The documentary Gilbert (2017) explored his life and career.

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness," his family wrote Tuesday in a statement shared on his verified Twitter account

he is commercially successful Problem Child in 1990