Actor Aldrich Allen, a founding member of the Sacred Fools Theater Company, died in Los Angeles on April 23 of natural causes. He was 48.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m., at Westwood Presbyterian Church, 10822 Wilshire Boulevard, in Los Angeles.

A native of St. Louis, he was raised in Gardena, California and graduated from Los Angeles City College. He performed in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, where he was an original member of the Annex Theatre.

He worked on four productions with directors Tina Kronis and Richard Alger, including “SeaGull,” “Dumbshow,” “Cirque Picnique,” and “Strange Beliefs.” Allen’s other credits at Sacred Fools Theater included “The Fictionist,” “Peer Gynt,” “Dubya 2000,” “Dubya 2004,” “[sic],” “The Comedy of Errors” and “Crime Scene.” At the time of his death, he was a cast member in the comedy “Urgent & Confidential” and co-host and co-producer of the Fools’ variety show “Ten Tops.”

He is survived by his mother, two brothers and a sister.