Garry Shandling

It is with great sadness that we hear of Garry Shandling’s death at the age of 66. Garry suffered a massive heart attack on Thursday 24th March and died at Providence St John’s Health Center in Santa Monica having been rushed there.

  • Amy Schumer tweeted

“Goodbye Gary Shandling thank you for your kindness and your generosity and for making me laugh so damn much”

  • Jimmy Kimmel tweeted

“Garry Shandling was as kind and generous as he was funny and that is saying a lot”

  • Kristin Chenoweth tweeted:

“Sad today. My friend @GarryShandling passed. He encouraged me from the very start. A few weeks ago he told me life was short and enjoy it.”


Shandling began his career doing stand-up, which led to writing jobs on shows including Sanford and Son and Welcome Back, Kotter.

Soon after he began to guest host for Johnny Carson, and was considered as a possible replacement after Carson left his job on The Tonight Show.


He was also twice nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for his work on Larry Sanders.

Garry will be sadly missed.


Radio Ha-Ha

March 24th, 2016

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