Kelly Monteith was an American comedian best known for having written and starred in the BBC comedy show, Kelly Monteith.

Comedian Kelly Monteith has died. He was 80 years old.

It is believed that he was one of the first American stand-up to be given a series on the BBC.

Kelly Monteith's show, written with Neil Shand, played with formats, mixing sitcom and sketch styles.

He appeared at the Royal Variety Performance in 1983. In 1984 he released the album Lettuce Be Cool on Chrysalis Record.

He was hospitalized for two months at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

His death was announced on social media in a statement by The Anglophile Channel.

Monteith had two children with Caroline.