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Kevin Barnett

Date of passing: 
January 22, 2019

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Kevin Barnett was an American comedian and comedy writer.

Barnett co-created the comedy series Rel on Fox (with fellow comedians Lil Rel Howery and Josh Rabinowitz), which premiered in 2018.

Barnett was also a writer for Comedy Central’s Broad City, Fox’s Unhitched, NBC’s The Carmichael Show, The Eric Andre Show Show (Adult Swim) and the animated Lucas Bros Moving Co., also for Fox.

He was a series regular on MTV2's Guy Code, made appearances on Adam Devine’s House Party, and appeared in Chris Rock's film, Top Five.

Kevin Barnett was an American comedian and comedy writer.

Barnett co-created the comedy series Rel on Fox (with fellow comedians Lil Rel Howery and Josh Rabinowitz), which premiered in 2018.

Barnett was also a writer for Comedy Central’s Broad City, Fox’s Unhitched, NBC’s The Carmichael Show, The Eric Andre Show Show (Adult Swim) and the animated Lucas Bros Moving Co., also for Fox.

He was a series regular on MTV2's Guy Code, made appearances on Adam Devine’s House Party, and appeared in Chris Rock's film, Top Five.

Barnett died January 22, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico. He was 32.

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