• Richard Lewis is an American comedian and actor
  • He is known today mostly from 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'
  • Lewis has recently announced a sad diagnosis

These days, he is known to most modern audiences for starring in the hit show 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'. But sadly, Richard has had to announce some sad news as of late. Lewis went on Twitter and made official his retirement from stand-up, following years of surgery and a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis.

Fans are wishing Richard well

Stand up can be a very physically demanding gig as you visit many cities in a short span of time. And his health makes it virtually impossible to tour now.

Also interesting:

Richard has had multiple surgeries that have debilitated him over the years. But he's not completely done with performing all the way. He said that he would be focusing on writing and acting from now on...

Watch the video above to learn more!