Lovers of comedy were stunned this afternoon when TMZ reported that Garry Shandling had died at the age of 66 after collapsing and being rushed to the hospital. The news was later confirmed by the LAPD.
The comic created and starred in It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show, and also appeared in movies like Zoolander and Iron Man 2.
Tributes immediately began pouring in on Twitter from fellow comedians and writers, who were also fans:
The comic was healthy as of last weekend—Kathy Griffin tweeted a photo while hanging out with Shandling and Bob Odenkirk.