Emmy nominated movie editor and producer, Neil Mahoney has sadly passed away. He was reported to have died today January 9, 2021, at the age of 44. Circumstances surrounding is death or what led to his sad demise is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.
American actor and Comedian, Jonah Ray took to his official Instagram account to announce that Neil has passed on.
Via his IG page, he wrote – I’m sorry to announce that one of the all-time best people in the world is no longer with us. Sometime yesterday, Neil Daniel Mahoney fell asleep and didn’t wake up. Ask anybody, they will tell you that Neil was the best guy. He cared so much about his friends. He kept up with every friend he’d ever made. He was a legendary comedy editor who worked on your favourite shows. He liked to whittle, watch Molly’s Game and Letterkenny and Hockey. He was mine and Cash’s brother. He was so funny. He was so beautiful. Oh god, I love you, Neil. I love you so so much.
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Comedian Paul F Tompkins took to his official Twitter page to mourn Neil.
In a series of tweets, he wrote – Yesterday my friend Neil Mahoney suddenly passed away. He was a wonderful person & I am proud to have been his friend. I am stunned and sad and angry.
Although we had worked together countless times, we only ever hung out one-on-one on exactly 1 occasion. We met for happy hour at a bar near both of us and had a terrific time just talking about life and whatever.
When we said goodbye, we said We should do this again! and we meant and we just never did. I wish we had!
I was about to write “I should have seen him more” but I’ve lived long enough to know that we just can’t do things that way, life is weird and messy and we can’t live under that internal pressure.
We have to be in the moment as much as we can already, we can’t also be thinking “THIS MAY BE THE
Born on March 7, 1977 in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, US, Neil Mahoney is an editor and producer, known for Key and Peele (2012), Freak Dance (2010) and The Very Funny Show (2007).
He is a comedy professional and 2016 Emmy-nominated editor for Best Editing in a Comedy or Variety Series for Key and Peele. He began his career as a post-production assistant on HBO’s Tenacious D, and through experience directing, writing, producing and editing with Funny or Die, Comedy Central, TBS, Netflix, FOX, NBC, SONY/YouTube Red, Amazon, A24 and others.
Neil Mahoney is married to Jen Kirkman.