RIP “Jet Set” Hudson of Workaholics

The cast and crew of Comedy Central’s hit Workaholics reported yesterday that Jet Set Hudson, who played a recurring character on the series, has died.

The L.A. Department of Coroner confirmed to E! News that Hudson was found dead in his car in front of a gas station shortly after midnight on Dec. 14. Unofficial reports of a heart attack are pending an autopsy. His age was not immediately known.

The statement from Workaholics Tumblr page:

I’m very sad to report that we’ve lost a member of the Workaholics family.  

Jet Set Hudson passed away late last week, after contributing some of the funniest, sweetest moments of our just wrapped season 3.   

Jet Set lit up every room he walked into; every set he was on, and truly touched every person who had the pleasure of meeting him.  To say he will be missed is an understatement, to say he was loved can never be said enough.  

Rest in peace, Jet Set.  I can not put into words how wonderful it was to work with and get to know you over the last three years. 

Jet Set Hudson also appeared in episodes of Key & Peele and New Girl in the past year.

One of the show’s stars, Adam Devine, wrote on his Twitter about Hudson: “Jet Set really passed away. It’s not a joke. Very real. I’m more than butt hurt, I’m legitimately sad.”

Here is a fan’s video tribute to Jet Set Hudson, uploaded before his death:

Workaholics returns with new episodes in January 2013.

Sean L. McCarthy

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