Comedian Richard Lewis Retires from Stand-Up After Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Comedian Richard Lewis announces Parkinson's diagnosis and retirement from stand-up after multiple surgeries. Focusing on writing and acting.

After a legendary career in comedy spanning 50 years, Richard Lewis has announced his retirement from stand-up following a devastating Parkinson’s diagnosis. The 75-year-old “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star took to Twitter to share the news, revealing that he had been struggling with several health issues, including multiple surgeries. Two years ago, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after experiencing stiffness while walking.

Despite this setback, Lewis remains under a doctor’s care and is focusing on writing and acting. In his announcement, he expressed gratitude for his loved ones and fans.