Ben Best death – Obituary – Ben Best has been announced dead at the age of 46. Ben is the co-creator of HBO’s “Eastbound & Down,” and he also played Clegg in the series. The cause of his death has not been announced to the public.
Ben appeared in eight episodes of “Eastbound & Down,” as Clegg, the town’s drugged-up local bartender, and Kenny’s longtime friend.
His demise was announced by Rough House Pictures, the producer of “Eastbound & Down,” on Instagram writing;
“It’s with heavy hearts we say goodbye to our good buddy Ben Best. We lost him the day before he would have turned 47. A hell of a friend and a creative force. He inspired us and made us laugh. Charming and hilarious. Gone way too soon. We love and miss you.”
Comedian Adam Pally paid tributes to Ben saying, “RIP Ben Best – truly can not put how much foot fist way meant to me. Sucks.”
“RIP Ben Best. I remember seeing him as Chuck The Truck in Foot Fist Way and thinking ‘I have to work with this man.’ I’m honored I got work with him, and even more so and that I got to hang out with him and just be in his company. Watch Foot Fist Way today and bask in his genius,” Seth Rogen, who worked with Best on “Superbad” and “Observe and Report,” wrote this on Twitter following Best demise.