Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Mar 2016 (aged 66)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 159971849 · View Source
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Comedian, Actor. The versatile actor and comedian will best be remembered for his work in 'It's Garry Shandling's Show' and 'The Larry Sanders Show'. In the early 1970s, he moved to Los Angeles and began his career writing for sitcoms such as 'Sanford and Son' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter' before launching a successful career as a stand-up comedian. From 1986 through 1990, he starred in 'It's Garry Shandling's Show', which was nominated for four Emmy Awards. In 1992, he created 'The Larry Sanders Show', which was nominated for 18 Emmy Awards for the show and won a writing award in 1998. Among TV shows he appeared in were 'The Ben Stiller Show', 'Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist', 'Caroline in the City', 'The X-Files' and 'Tom Goes to the Mayor', and would host 'Saturday Night Live', 'The Grammy Awards Show' and the 'Primetime Emmy Awards' several times. Among films he appeared in were 'The Night We Never Met' (1993), 'Mixed Nuts' (1994), 'Dr. Dolittle' (1998), 'What Planet Are You From?' (1998), 'Zoolander' (2001), 'Trust the Man' (2005), 'Iron Man 2' (2010) and 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' (2014).

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 24 Mar 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 159971849
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garry Shandling (29 Nov 1949–24 Mar 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 159971849, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.