The stand-up comic, known for his poignant and often controversial observations, died after complications from a stroke he suffered one month ago.
Sept. 10, 2011 Patrice O'Neal performs during the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen" in Los Angeles. The veteran stand-up comic died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, from complications of a stroke he suffered in October. He was 41. Dan Krauss/AP Buy Photo