– Dana Carvey pays tribute to late son on SNL episode
– Dex Carvey died at the age of 27 due to a drug overdose
– The comedian appreciates the warm gesture from the SNL production team
Dana Carvey, a former cast member of Saturday Night Live (SNL), made an appearance on the show and paid tribute to his late son, Dex Carvey. Dex, who was 27 years old, tragically passed away on October 26, 2021, after succumbing to a drug overdose.
During the latest episode of SNL, Dana participated in a comedy sketch showcasing his talent as a mimic. As the sketch came to an end, he showed appreciation for the entire SNL team by saying, “I love you all so much, every one of you.” Immediately after his heartfelt words, the camera panned to a sign that read, “Dex Carvey 12/16/93-10/26/21.” It was a touching gesture to honor Dex and express sympathy towards Dana and his family.
In the past, Dana Carvey has spoken about his children and Dex’s battle with addiction and mental health challenges. Dex, an aspiring filmmaker, had launched a podcast called “The 90-Percent-ers” that aimed to help people struggling with similar issues. The sudden loss of Dex deeply affected Dana Carvey and his loved ones, but the warmth and support from the SNL family have surely been a source of comfort during these trying times.