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.
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
- The Dictator
- Iron Man 2
- Love Affair
- Mixed Nuts
- The Night We Never Met
- Run Ronnie Run
- Town And Country
- Trust The Man
- What Planet Are You From?
- The Ben Stiller Show
- Caroline in the City
- Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
- The Harvey Korman Show (writer)
- It's Garry Shandling's Show
- The Larry Sanders Show
- Make Me Laugh
- Sanford and Son (writer)
- Saturday Night Live
- The Tonight Show
- Welcome Back, Kotter (writer)
- The X-Files
- Dr. Dolittle
- Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
- Over the Hedge
- The Jungle Book (2016) (his final project)
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!"