Hollywood comedian Ralphie May has died after suffering a cardiac arrest here. He was 45. May died on Friday, a portal reported, quoting his manager and publicist.
"We are heartbroken to announce the untimely death of our friend, Ralphie May," publicist Stacey Pokluda told in a statement.
"Ralphie had been battling pneumonia and had canceled a handful of dates over the last month in an effort to recover. Earlier this morning at a private residence in Las Vegas his body was discovered," Pokluda further added.
May rose to fame after he finished in second place in the first season of "Last Comic Standing" in 2003. His career took off after that.
He was born in Tennessee and raised in Arkansas, and later made appearances on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "The Wayne Brady Show".