Today is Garry Shandling’s birthday – we lost a comic genius….
Today is the late Garry Shandling’s birthday – he was a comedic master!
RIP Garry Shandling!
The entertainment industry was shocked by the sudden death of Comedian Garry Shandling. It caused an outpouring of grief among some of the biggest names in the business, but for those who aren’t as familiar with Shandling’s impact on entertainment and comedy, here are some highlights from his career I wanted to share.
Shandling began his career as a writer on shows like “Sanford and Son” and “Welcome Back, Kotter”.
His breakout moment, like so many others, was thanks to the “King Of Late Night”, Johnny Carson.
Shandling made his standup debut on “The Tonight Show”, and he wowed Johnny, leading to incredible success. Here is an appearance on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson in 1981:
As you can see, Shandling had impeccable timing, and hilarious jokes. Johnny loved him, and Shandling was…
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