The comedian's life and career was not free of controversy. Gallagher allowed his brother to use his iconic fruit smashing act on stage as long as it is under his name. But later the audience gets confused by the sibling's likeliness. In 2000, Gallagher sued his brother for false advertising and trademark violation.
The comedian had a downfall in his career due to his racist and homophobic themes that started being a part of his stand ups. .Gallagher is survived by his daughter Aimee and son Barnaby.