David A. Arnold Comedian & Creator of Nickelodeon’s ‘That Girl Lay Lay’ Passed Away at 54
The creator, executive producer, and showrunner of the popular Nickelodeon series “That Girl Lay Lay,” David A. Arnold, has died. He had two Netflix stand-up specials. The revelation was announced as being true by the entertainer’s family,
who is 54. Sadly, we must inform you that David A. Arnold, our husband, father, brother, and friend, passed away unexpectedly. Doctors have determined that David’s death was caused by natural causes. He died peacefully today in his home.
We are all stunned and grieved by this loss, so kindly keep our family in your prayers and respect our privacy at this difficult time. This loss has shocked and saddened us all. Arnold discussed his comedy career with Jalen Rose for his monthly New York Post column.
a week before he passed away, and he related how his first open mic performance went hor’ribly wrong. According to Arnold, you must fail if you still want to proceed. But after serving in the Navy, D.L. Hughley persuaded him to pick up comedy again.
The first Netflix stand-up comedy special by David A. After that, he published a second special, “It Ain’t For The Weak,” which was made by fellow comedian Kevin Hart, in July of this year. Since then, the comedian has received support on social media from both followers and other comedians.
I was devastated to hear about David A. Arnold’s passing. A TV writer and producer named Bryan Behar tweeted that he was a beloved part of our Fuller House writing staff and one of the funniest people he had ever seen.