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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Comedian Ralphie May performs at KROQ Presents Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness at The Shrine Auditorium on April 4, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Comedian Ralphie May died today (October 6) at the age of 45.

Per TMZ, May was found dead in his home in Las Vegas. He had been ill with pneumonia for six weeks and died of cardiac arrest.

May rose to fame in the early 2000’s when he finished in second place on Last Comic Standing. After appearing on the series, he toured regularly as a stand-up and recording numerous comedy specials.

In honor of his life, we picked out four of our favorite clips from the comic that are guaranteed to make you laugh.



Favorite part about being in the South for May? Mullet sightings.

Ralphie May: Prime Cut - "Mullet"

Clip from Prime Cut available at

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.