Fast Times Actor and Comedian Taylor Negron Dies at 57

Taylor Negron | Photo Credits: Corbis

Actor Taylor Negron, who appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High and guest-starred on Friends and Seinfeld, died Saturday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 57.

Negron's death was announced in a video posted by his cousin Chuck Negron, a former member of Three Dog Night. "We just lost a wonderful man, my cousin Taylor Negron," Chuck Negron wrote. Watch the video below.

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Born Brad Stephen Negron in Glendale, Calif., he attended UCLA and went on to have a successful career as a character actor. He memorably played the pizza delivery man in Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Negron's television credits include guest spots on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Friends, Seinfeld, Reno 911 and The Hughleys.

He was also a playwright and continued to perform in the alternative comedy scene. In 2008, he wrote a show called The Unbearable Lightness of Being Taylor Negron — A Fusion of Story and Song that was performed at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival and the Best of New York Solo Festival the following year.

Negron was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his death, according to his cousin.