Gallagher, the world-famous Comedian, passes away.
Watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher has passed away at age 76. He got his big break on the Tonight Show back in 1975 with Johnny Carson. Born Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr, he was known for his Sledge-O-Matic signature bit. Unfortunately, the prop comic suffered massive organ failure and died in hospice care in Palm Springs.