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Top Cameo Star Gilbert Gottfried Leaves Behind 200 Hours of Content

Gilbert Gottfried, the perpetually wincing comedian who died Tuesday at 67 after a long battle with muscular dystrophy, left behind a deep archive of recorded material, most of it never seen. 

Bill Maher Remembers Gilbert Gottfried: “He Was the King of Too Soon”

Bill Maher is remembering the late Gilbert Gottfried. While visiting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday, Maher and the late night host reflected on Gottfried, who died on Tuesday at the age of 67 from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to type II myotonic dystrophy. Maher noted that Gottfried was expected to appear in his New Year’s […]

Gilbert Gottfried’s ‘Problem Child’ Director Recalls Standing Up to Studio to Let Him Riff: “He’s That Funny”

Although Gilbert Gottfried had previously made small film appearances, including in 1987’s Beverly Hills Cop II, it was surprise hit Problem Child that served as a breakout role. The 1990 movie, which is credited as Universal Pictures’ most profitable film of the year, starred John Ritter and Amy Yasbeck as a couple experiencing ups and […]

Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart, Kathy Griffin, More Remember Gilbert Gottfried: “A Softie on the Inside”

Hollywood is sending condolences after Gilbert Gottfried’s family announced Tuesday that the comedian passed away at the age of 67. In a message posted to social media, the star’s “heartbroken” family praised him as a “wonderful husband, brother friend and father to his two young children.” The post continued, “Although today is a sad day […]

Gilbert Gottfried, Controversial Comedian With the Shrillest of Voices, Dies at 67

Gilbert Gottfried, the high-strung comedian with the shrill voice known for his performances equal parts chaotic, clever and crude, died Tuesday, his family revealed. He was 67. “We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness,” his family said in a statement. “In addition to being the most […]

How Death of His Sister Inspired Bob Saget’s Tireless Mission to Find Cure for Scleroderma

Dr. Luke Evnin not only hoped it would happen, he could picture it. Someday in the not-too-distant future, maybe 10 or 15 years, he and longtime friend Bob Saget would catch up and reminisce about their contributions that led to a cure for scleroderma, the rare and sometimes life-threatening autoimmune disorder that largely affects the […]

Adam Lambert Wins a Dream Date With Joan Rivers on ‘Fashion Police’

The "American Idol" alum participated in "Joan's Mating Game" for the comedian's 80th birthday episode.

NFL Star Tries Out for Gilbert Gottfried’s Aflac Duck Job

More than 1,000 people have sent in audition videos.

Fired Geico Insurance Spokesman Defends Gilbert Gottfried

D.C. Douglas, who was terminated last year after leaving a "sarcastic voice mail" with a Tea Party organization, backs the former voice of the Aflac duck and criticizes “hypersensitive corporate America.”

Gilbert Gottfried Opens Up About Offensive Japan Tweets

"Observe everything I do and do the opposite!” he says.

Hollywood’s 10 Most Stupid Tweets

With Gilbert Gottfried getting fired from Aflac for his insensitive Japan earthquake Tweets, THR looks back at ridiculous 140-letter messages.

Gilbert Gottfried’s Long History of Tasteless Humor

The comedian, who was fired Monday by Aflac after tweeting crude quips about the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, has a history of pushing the humor envelope.