Comedian Brody Stevens, 48, found dead of apparent suicide

Comedian Brody Stevens was found dead at his San Fernando Valley home Friday afternoon from an apparent suicide, police say. He was 48 years old.

Authorities say the death is being investigated as a suicide. They say Stevens was found unresponsive at about 1 p.m. at his home in the 12300 block of Magnolia Boulevard in Valley Village.

Stevens has reportedly struggled with depression and bipolar disorder.

The 48-year-old comic had earned acting credits in movies such as "The Hangover," and "Due Date," as well as co-created the series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy it!"

Tributes began pouring in Friday from fellow comedians like Patton Oswalt, Tom Arnold, and Whitney Cummings:

Stevens had recently performed in Burbank at the Festival of Friendship.

If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text 741-741.