Kevin Gerard Meaney (born April 23, 1956, died October 21, 2016) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He had been involved in a number of television programs, having been featured on Dr. Katz, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Garfield and Friends, Rocko's Modern Life, London Underground, and Duckman, among others. He starred as the title character on the short-lived sitcom version of Uncle Buck. His most famous catchphrase is, "That's not right!" part of an impression of his mother, which is followed by, and usually preceded by, her complaints and remonstrations. Typically, his acts consist of a lot of commentary about his family and complaints about hotel service.

Meaney was also an accomplished singer and has written and produced songs for HBO and Comedy Central with his co-writer Martin Olson, with whom he had written several television series. Meaney is presently appearing in the Broadway show Hairspray.

Meaney "Appeared" on Sirius Stars Too "The Jay Thomas Show" as a co-host.

Personal life

On XM Radio's Stand Up Sit Down on May 5, 2008, Meaney told the host he was getting divorced after coming out of the closet.[1]


Meaney died on October 21, 2016 at age 60, after being found unresponsive in his home in Forestburgh, New York. According to Eastern Daily News he died from a heart attack.


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