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Garry Emmanuel Shandling (November 29, 1949 March 24, 2016) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer. He was best known for his work on the landmark sitcoms It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show.

During his four-decade career, Shandling was nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, along with many other awards and nominations. He served as host of the Grammy Awards four times and as host of the Emmy Awards three times.

On March 24, 2016, Shandling died in his home in Los Angeles, California, of a pulmonary embolism, at age 66.


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Tropes associated with Garry Shandling:

  • Self-Deprecation: Much of his material revolved around him being a loser in love:
    "My girlfriend moved out so that she could live with another guy. So I dumped her, because that's where I draw the line!"

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