Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Writer Garry Shandling Dies at 66

garry_shandlingIncredibly sad news for the comedy world today: TMZ is reporting that Garry Shandling — best known for his work on It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show — died in Los Angeles today. Here’s more from the TMZ report:

The 66-year-old star was not suffering from any illness … as far as we know … so, it appears this was sudden. A source connected to Shandling says he was healthy and speaking to people on Thursday morning.

Our source says there was a 911 call from The Larry Sanders Show star’s home, and he was transported to the hospital. We’re told Shandling was alive when he arrived at the hospital.

Shandling was just 66 years old. For more on his work, check out our looks back on It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show.

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