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Taylor Negron dead; comedian and playwright was 57

Taylor Negron dead; comedian and playwright was 57

Taylor Negron, a comedian and actor who was a fixture in Los Angeles comedy clubs as well as a playwright who penned “Gangster Planet” after the 1992 Rodney King verdict riots, died Saturday. He was 57. Negron’s death from cancer was announced by his cousin, musician Chuck Negron. Born in Glendale on Aug. 1, 1957, Taylor Negron started doing local stand-up gigs when he was still in high school. As his reputation grew, so did the variety of his roles: Negron played comic and serious characters on TV shows including “Hill Street Blues”,  “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He was a familiar face in film comedies such as...

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