Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr

Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr.

Leo Anthony Gallagher was born on (July 24, 1946 – November 11, 2022) in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA. In 1983, he was a writer and actor, known for Gallagher: The Maddest. In 1984, Gallagher: Over Your Head, and In 1987, Gallagher: Overboard. Gallagher was previously married to Geralyn Ann Hines and Deedra Kay Higgins. He recently died on November 11, 2022, in Palm Springs, California, USA.

Leo Anthony Gallagher
Leo Anthony Gallagher

Leo Anthony Gallagher’s Family And Education

At the young age of 9, he lived in Lorain, Ohio, but because of his asthma problem later on his family, shifted to South Tampa, Florida. He studied at H.B. Plant High School and In 1970, he further graduated from the University of South Florida with a chemical engineering degree. Leo Anthony Gallagher was born to Leo Gallagher Sr.
He reportedly had one child, a daughter named Aimee Gallagher, and was divorced twice.

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Leo Anthony Gallagher Professional Career

Comedian Leo Anthony Gallagher
Comedian Leo Anthony Gallagher’s

He began working as comic/musician Jim Stafford’s road manager after college. In 1969, Gallagher travelled to California with Stafford, during that time he decided to perform as well. On December 5, 1975, he appeared on his first show when demonstrated his prop, and again on May 9, 1975 “The Tonight Show Home Game”. Unexpectedly, he made an appearance on The Mike Douglas Show, one on The Merv Griffin Show, and several at Playboy Clubs.

His first comedy was “As Uncensored Evening” which was shown on cable television. He remained, for the most part, a touring comedian, and he once noted that he performed “200 shows a year for 35 years. Per Variety magazine, he did over 3,500 live shows throughout his career.

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In the 2003 California gubernatorial recall election, Gallagher finished 16th out of 135 candidates with 5,466 votes.

Leo Anthony Gallagher’s Net Worth

He was estimated to have a net worth close to $200 k with his height at 5 feet 6 inches.


Comedian Leo
Comedian Gallagher (Leo Gallagher Jr.) | Photo: Getty

Comedy Central rated Gallagher the 100th best stand-up comedian of all time in 2004. Leo is portrayed by Paul F. Tompkins in the 2022 movie, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. Announcing his death on November 11, 2022, his manager said that while Gallagher had his detractors, “he was an undeniable talent and an American success story”.

Cause of Death

Leo Anthony Gallagher died, Due to, massive organ failure with many heart attacks.

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