Nick Nemeroff, a young comedian who grew up in Montreal, died suddenly Monday, sending comedy fans across the country into mourning. “This is a devastating loss for the comedy world in Toronto and Montreal, where he has developed and perfected his unique acting and acting style,” his agency, Grand Wave Entertainment, said in a statement Monday night. wrote in. “Nick will be deeply missed and missed.”
Nemerov is in his early 30s and has amassed a string of awards since starting his comedy career. He has appeared on Conan and “Just To Laugh”, CBC and CTV comedy shows, and was nominated for a Juno Award last year for his album “The Pursuit of Comedy Ruined My Life.” “We are very proud to see Nick grow into one of Canada’s most popular and respected comedians,” wrote Grand Wave.
His family expressed their “deep sadness” at his sudden passing in an obituary. They wrote that he grew up west of Montreal, attended the Royal Western Academy, and later moved to Ryerson’s radio and television.
“He left a large group of loyal friends in many places where he lived: Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles and Australia,” they said. They noticed that he appeared in Conan before the age of 30 and was considered both a “comic book” and a hit with audiences.
It had “a unique rhythm, a labyrinthine emptiness, and a fresh take on misguided comedy,” his family wrote. “If Nick was on a comedy show, he would definitely go with new fans. He deserves it, because in many ways comedy is his life.”
In March of that year, he was 32 when the Suburban newspaper wrote a short article about him, which also mentioned that he had attended Dawson College and Concordy before going to Ryerson and entering comedy Ya’s John Molson School of Business.
Nemerov is also the brother of two siblings and an “incredible uncle” of four children, leaving behind his parents, his family noted. Outside of comedy, his “family, friends and the Montreal Canadiens are very important to him,” his family wrote.
“Endlessly sweet, supportive of others, humbled by his many skills and accomplishments, Nick Nemerov lived the life he loved and that’s how he will be remembered.” Neither the agency nor Vonnemerov’s family have released the cause of his death. The date of his funeral has not been announced.
However, his family made suggestions early on how to honor him.
“The last thing Nick did was donate to Planned Parenthood. So instead of flowers, donate to the Planned Parenthood chapter of your choice in his honor,” they wrote.
Following the news, other comedians and comedy fans from across the country took to social media to mourn, saying that Nemerov was not only talented but a love.
“He has the funniest rhythm and rhythm on stage, which translates to amiable friendliness offstage,” one netizen tweeted.
“An incredible talent and a very kind person,” said another.
“Absolute master of absurdity and dullness. Absolutely a man’s gem,” Toronto comedian Sophie Cohen wrote. “I love sharing a stage with your friends.”