Titan of comedy Garry Shandling has died. He was 66 years old, and the cause of his death has not been released. He started his career on the small screen in 1986 with It's Garry Shandling's Show and later became known for pioneering HBO's original programming with The Larry Sanders Show, which he created and starred in. He recently appeared as Senator Stern in Iron Man 2 and Captain America.
Goodbye Gary Shandling thank you for your kindness and your generosity and for making me laugh so damn much— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) March 24, 2016
RIP the great Garry Shandling. Surely, one of the most influential comedians of a generation.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling was as kind and generous as he was funny and that is saying a lot.— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) March 24, 2016
Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most. pic.twitter.com/Ud8AQXNBXN— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) March 24, 2016