Comedian Vic Dunlop Dies

“Make Me Laugh” comic Vic Dunlop has died in California of diabetes complications at 62.

His wife, Linda Dunlop, told the Los Angeles Times that the comedian died Aug. 13 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center near Los Angeles.

The irreverent comic joked about his weight, Catholic school upbringing and Army life. He gained national attention on television’s “Make Me Laugh.”

Dunlop was a regular on Richard Pryor’s 1977 comedy-variety show and he appeared on the ’80s comedy “Harper Valley P.T.A.” He starred in the 1993 comedy “Breakfast of Aliens” and had roles in the movies “Skatetown U.S.A.,” “The Devil and Max Devlin,” “Meatballs Part II,” “Night Patrol” and “Martians Go Home.”