Comedian and Everybody Hates Chris actor Ricky Harris passed away on Monday, Dec. 26. He was 54.
His manager, Cindy Ambers, confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter and revealed that he died of a heart attack.
Harris had roles in hit films including Poetic Justice alongside Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur and Heat starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. He also appeared on the small screen in Moesha, The Game, Bones and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, but he was perhaps best known for his reoccurring role in the comedy Everybody Hates Chris.
He is survived by his mother and two daughters.
Upon hearing the news of his death many celebrities took to social media to react and pay tribute to the late actor.
— CedricTheEntertainer (@CedEntertainer) December 27, 2016
Damn, we lost Ricky Harris. The world is a little less funny today. RIP homie. pic.twitter.com/5AalZndlx2
— Ice Cube (@icecube) December 27, 2016
ricky harris – Google Search i can’t believe this ! RIP Ricky https://t.co/Rld8LaUkfk
— Sinbad (@sinbadbad) December 27, 2016
— JB Smoove (@ohsnapjbsmoove) December 27, 2016
RIP Ricky Harris. 😞
— Estelle (@EstelleDarlings) December 27, 2016
RIP Ricky Harris Dam this crazy please send prayers out for his family wow this hurts man. https://t.co/so0DgowKY2
— Warren G (@regulator) December 27, 2016
Man. Taadow himself man. Dog our FIRST LA show in 94. Ricky Harris showed us so much love man. 2016 man keeps taking and taking and taking. I’m not joking at all when I wonder aloud about is this the rapture happening and maybe my life isn’t right and I’m stuck on earth w ol orange crush at the wheel. Do we have the strength to even…hang on? Cause who are we kidding is 2017 all that safe? Hold on be strong y’all. Seriously. #RickyHarris #Taadow