“We are devastated by the loss of my husband, best friend and father of our son. He was known as a writer and actor by millions of people, and yet for us he was simply the center of our entire world. We don’t know how we’re going to continue without him, but we’re grateful for the memories we have that will stay with us forever. We appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of mourning. “
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Moore made his sketch comedy debut as a founding member and leader of the sketch comedy group The Whitest Kids U Know. He wrote and directed on the Disney XD series, Walking stuffing, a series about four children who play real pranks on unsuspecting people.
Most recently, he was co-creator and executive producer of the Disney series Just roll with that, a comedy where the actors let the audience of their show choose what happens in various scenes, and he was the creator and host of The Trevor Moore Show sur Comedy Central.
Born in Montclair, New Jersey, Moore became the world’s youngest published cartoonist with his book Remains at the age of 12.
At 16, he began writing weekly cartoons for several newspapers in his home state of Virginia, then signed an agreement with a production company to write and produce. The Trevor Moore Show, a weekly comedy show for her local TV station and affiliates.
Moore moved to New York in 1999, where he obtained a personal internship with Saturday Night Live’executive producer Lorne Michaels. Moore’s success continued when he was selected for the NBC Pages program. There he met his future wife, Aimée, another page, during his year in the program.
Moore, along with Zach Cregger, Sam Brown, Timmy Williams and Darren Trumeter, was a founding member of The whitest children you know comedy troupe. The group is originally from New York, but quickly gained national attention after winning the Best Sketching Group award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in 2006.
That same year, they produced their eponymous series, which ran for five seasons on IFC. The show’s clips have racked up over 100 million views on YouTube and produced two spin-off feature films: Miss Mars and Civil war on drugs.
Last year, the group launched an official Youtube channel featuring all of their popular skits, commentaries and bonuses. And they’re currently in post-production on their first animated feature.Mars, released next year. Moore has also frequently collaborated with Funny or Die and Comedy Central.
Zach Cregger and Sam Brown released this statement:
“Early this morning we learned that we had lost our brother, our employee and the engine of WKUK. He was our best friend, and we speak for all of us saying that the loss of Trevor is unimaginable. We are heartbroken and our grief is nothing compared to the loss felt by his wife and son. On behalf of WKUK, we ask for privacy during our time of deep grief and strength for his family who are facing the impossible idea of living their life without him. Our hope is that the friends, fellow performers and fans who loved him won’t focus on his death, but remember the countless laughing moments he gave them.
Moore is survived by his wife Aimee Carlson, Senior Vice President of Fuzzy Door, son August and extended family and friends.
The family is asking you to respect their privacy at this time, and in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to NEXT for Autism.