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'Make Me Laugh' comic Vic Dunlop dies of diabetes complications in California at 62
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) ' "Make Me Laugh" comic Vic Dunlop has died in California of diabetes complications at 62.
His wife, Linda Dunlop, tells the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/pOj1PT ) that the comedian died Saturday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center near Los Angeles.
The irreverent comic joked about his weight, Catholic school upbringing and Army life. He gained national attention on television's "Make Me Laugh."
Dunlop was a regular on Richard Pryor's 1977 comedy-variety show and he appeared on the 1980s comedy "Harper Valley P.T.A." He starred in the 1993 comedy "Breakfast of Aliens" and had roles in the movies "Skatetown U.S.A.," ''The Devil and Max Devlin," ''Meatballs Part II," ''Night Patrol" and "Martians Go Home."
Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com