Kevin Meaney, veteran stand-up comic, dies at 60

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Kevin Meaney, a veteran stand-up comedian and actor has died. He was 60. Meaney's agent confirmed that he was found in his home in Forestburgh, NY, and that an autopsy is currently pending.

Judd Apatow and Michael McKean were among the comics who paid tribute to Meaney on social media following the news.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - JANUARY 30: Kevin Meaney performs at The Stress Factory Comedy Club on January 30, 2015 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - JANUARY 30: Kevin Meaney backstage at The Stress Factory Comedy Club on January 30, 2015 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 27: Kevin Meaney arrives at 'Call Me Lucky' premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images for Sundance)
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - AUGUST 14: Kevin Meaney performs at The Stress Factory Comedy Club on August 14, 2009 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
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NEW YORK CITY, NY - AUGUST 16: (L-R) Kasey Marino, Kevin Meaney, Christopher Hanke, Tevin Campbell, Adam Epstein and Joe Abraham attend 5th Year Anniversary Of HAIRSPRAY With LANCE BASS Premiere Performance After Party at Spotlight Live on August 16, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by JOE CORRIGAN/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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"Kevin Meaney was as funny as they get and the nicest man," Apatow tweeted. "He could make you lose your mind laughing."

Meaney was a stand-up comedian for more than 25 years, with his first HBO special airing in 1986, according to his website. Since then, he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Late Show with David Letterman, Oprah and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.

He appeared on the 1990 sitcom Uncle Buck as well as the Tom Hanks film Big.

Read some of his fellow comedians' posts below.

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