David A. Arnold, the American producer, writer, actor and stand-up showrunner best-known for his work as a creator of Nickelodeon’s “That Girl Lay Lady,” had passed away at 54 on Wednesday. Arnold’s family said in a statement followed by the break-off of the news, “It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A.
Arnold,” Arnold’s family said in a statement. “David passed away peacefully today in his home and doctors have ruled the cause of death due to natural causes. Please keep our family in prayer and respect our privacy at this time as we are all shocked and devasted by this loss”.
The famous actor and producer’s death came as a surprise to many as Chris Spencer, a comedian and a close associate to Arnold was quoted as saying “the comedy community mourns the loss of one of the greatest to ever do it.
(Arnold was) … admired by his peers, respected by other veterans, and revered by the burgeoning comedians that he mentored. He will me deeply missed, especially by his comedy fraternity”.
Nickelodeon showrunner Arnold dies at 54
Besides, as beforementioned, Arnold was the director and executive producer of Nickelodeon’s live-action comedy “That Girl Lay Lay,” a show about an avatar that becomes alive to help a teenage girl alongside their friends to navigate their lives.
Nickelodeon said in a statement followed by the death of Arnold, “David was an immense talent and a gifted storyteller with a wide range of fans, from adults through his stand-up, to kids and families through the Nickelodeon show he created and executive produced for us, ‘That Girl Lay Lay”.