Comedian David A. Arnold, who created Nickelodeon’s ‘That Girl Lay Lay,’ dead at 54 

Comedian and Netflix star David A. Arnold has died aged 54, his family has announced.

The Fuller House writer was just three dates into his comedy tour 'Pace Ya Self' when he died ‘from natural causes’ at his home.

In a statement released to the LA Times, his family said:  'It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our husband, father, brother and friend, David A. Arnold.

He had posted a video of one of his comedy sketches on Instagram just hours before his family announced his death.

David wrote: 'I'll never forget the day my oldest decided between my wife and me who she was gonna send to the nursing home.'

The comic and writer began his career at the Montreal Comedy Festival and appeared on Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza.

David released two Netflix stand-up specials during his career. In 2019, he released David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina and in July this year he released It Ain't For The Weak.

He also created the show That Girl Lay Lay and worked as showrunner and executive producer on it.

Arnold was married to wife Julie L Harkness, with whom he had two children, Anna-Grace and Ashlyn.