Dana Carvey Heartfelt Journey: Comedian Dana Carvey expresses deep gratitude for the overwhelming love and support he and his wife, Paula Zwagerman, have received following the tragic death of their son Dex Carvey. In a heartfelt message on X (formerly Twitter), Carvey acknowledges the flood of messages and personal stories that touched them profoundly.
Carvey shares that he will be taking a break from work and social media to navigate the challenges of life as a family of three. Dex’s passing, attributed to an accidental drug overdose, has prompted the couple to reflect and find a new normal. Dana Carvey and Paula Zwagerman have another son, Thomas Carvey.
The family’s Instagram post on Thursday revealed the cause of Dex’s death while emphasizing the prevalence of drug overdoses in the United States. With compassion, Carvey reaches out to those grappling with addiction, extending heartfelt prayers.
Dana Carvey, known for his time on “Saturday Night Live” and iconic roles like Garth Algar in the “Wayne’s World” films, receives support from the “SNL” community. During the show’s “Weekend Update,” co-anchor Colin Jost holds up a sign reading “We love you Dana and Paula.”
Carvey concludes his message with a commitment to healing and carrying on, honoring Dex’s memory with the resilience he believes his son would have wanted.