‘Original, kind and very funny’: Montreal comedian Nick Nemeroff dies aged 32
Nick Nemeroff, a comedian living in Montreal who starred in Conan and Just For Laughs, has died aged 32.
His sudden passing was confirmed in an obituary on Monday. The rising comedian leaves behind his beloved family and a “large group of devoted friends” from all the places he has lived, from his hometown to Australia.
“Never stoply sweet, supportive of others, humble about his many skills and accomplishments, Nick Nemeroff lived life to the fullest what he loved and that’s how he will be remembered,” the obituary said. write.
The young performer attended the Royal West Academy in Montreal West before moving to Toronto, where he graduated from Toronto Metropolitan University’s radio and television program. “Nemeroff’s dedication to stand-up comedy is admirable and produces incredible results.”
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“He performed on Conan before the age of 30 and was featured in several television episodes, most recently CTV’s Roast Battle Canada,” the obituary reads.
Along with attracting fans, Nemeroff’s debut comedy album, titled The pursuit of comedy has ruined my life, was nominated for the Juno Award in 2021.
“He has garnered acclaim in Canada and the US, becoming a ‘comic of comics’ and a hit with crowds enthralled by his unique rhythms, maze-like deadpan and new entry. comedy role in the wrong direction,” the obituary wrote.
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Besides spending his life making others laugh, Nemeroff also focuses on family, friends and Canadians in Montreal – all of which “are of great importance to him”.
Grand Wave Entertainment, the agency with which Nemeroff worked throughout his career, said in a statement that it was “deeply saddened” by his sudden passing.
“It is a real loss to the comedy communities of Toronto and Montreal, where he has developed and perfected his unique style of performance and distribution,” the company said. “Nick will be greatly missed, and sincerely remembered.”
Nemeroff’s sudden passing was a shock to his colleagues and fans in the community. Comedian Matt O’Brien describes him as “so original, kind, and very funny.”
“I can’t believe this,” O’Brien wrote on Twitter. “Watch his clips and listen to his albums, there will never be another like him.
Steve Patterson said Nemeroff is one of his favorite comedians. “The Canadian comedy family lost another member too soon,” he wrote on social media.
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