It remains unclear Sunday what took the life of comedian-writer-actor Jak Knight, but the shock of his sudden death and the loss expressed by his friends and fans was unmistakable.

“This is not some great philanthropist/’incredible most amazing person ever’ that died young so we put him on a shirt at Target,” comedian-actress Moses Storm tweeted. “No, this is just our friend Jak. This was just a sometimes meanly honest, beyond kind, sweet, more helpful than he will ever know, flawed idiot that I loved.”

Officials at the Peacock streaming channel, where Knight co-created and starred in the series “Bust Down,” which followed a group of friends working low-paying jobs at a casino in Indiana, also shared their condolences on Twitter.

“We are devastated by the passing of Jak Knight,” they tweeted. “He was a brilliant comedian, visionary artist and we were all lucky to experience his greatness. Our hearts are with Jak’s family, friends and community during this heartbreaking time.”

Knight’s family told reporters he died Thursday at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 28. No cause of death has been released.

The standup comedian wrote for such shows as ABC’s “Black-ish” and Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” for which he voiced the character DeVon on the raunchy animated comedy series. Knight also collaborated with his “Bust Down” co-star Sam Jay on the HBO series “Pause with Sam Jay,” serving as the show’s co-executive producer and writer.

He had also completed a role in comedian Chelsea Peretti’s directorial debut, “First Time Female Director,” which also features Amy Poehler and Megan Mullally.

In 2014, Comedy Central named Knight one of its Comics to Watch, and his 2018 half-hour comedy special aired on Netflix as part of its The Comedy Lineup.

“Several years ago a young Jak Knight began coming into our open mics & it was clear from the beginning he was special,” the Hollywood Improv tweeted, along with a photo of the club’s marquee bearing an “RIP Knight” message. “Jak was a tremendous writer & performer, years ahead of his age. He had a lot more to say and we’re heartbroken we won’t get to hear it. We love you forever Jak.”

An HBO Max tweet called Knight a “comedic force who lit up every room he was ever in. Jak Knight will be terribly missed. Our thoughts are with his friends, family, and fans.

Comic and podcaster Tim Dillon tweeted: “RIP to Jak Knight. We taped Netflix specials together years ago. He was an incredibly funny original voice in comedy and a great guy who will be sorely missed.”

A tweet from Comedy Central said “Jak Knight was a hysterical and honest comedian. We will miss him tremendously.”

“I don’t know what to say about Jak Knight that he wouldn’t make fun of me for,” comedian Dani Fernandez wrote on Twitter. “But you were so incredibly loved and respected. There will never be anyone quite like you.”

Attempts to reach Knight’s representatives for more details about his death were not successful.

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