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Garry Shandling

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Garry Emmanuel Shandling (born November 29, 1949) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer. He was best known for his work in It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show. Shandling began his career writing for sitcoms such as Sanford and Son and Welcome Back, Kotter. He made a successful stand-up performance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and became a frequent guest-host on the show. Shandling was for a time considered the leading contender to replace Carson (other hopefuls were Joan Rivers, David Letterman and David Brenner). In 1986 he created It's Garry Shandling's Show, for the pay cable channel Showtime. It was nominated for four Emmy Awards (including one for Shandling) and lasted until 1990. His second show, The Larry Sanders Show, which began airing on HBO in 1992, was more successful. Shandling was nominated for 18 Emmy Awards for the show and won in 1998, along with Peter Tolan, for writing the series finale. During his three-decade career, Shandling has been nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, along with many other awards and nominations. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vicellous Garry Shandling, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 29, 1949 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Emmy Awards 1949-01-25
Latest Project:
Movie Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show 2021
Known For
Poster of Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg
Poster of Town & Country
Poster of Love Affair
Poster of It's Garry Shandling's Show
Movie Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show Unknown 2021
Series The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling Himself (archive footage) 2018-03-26
Movie Dying Laughing Himself 2017-02-24
Movie The Jungle Book Ikki (voice) 2016-04-07
Movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier Senator Stern 2014-03-20
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself 2012-07-19
Movie The Dictator Health inspector 2012-05-15
Series The Green Room with Paul Provenza Himself 2010-06-10
Movie Iron Man 2 Senator Stern 2010-04-28
Movie Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out! Himself 2009-09-04
Movie Over the Hedge Verne (voice) 2006-05-17
Movie Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Verne (voice) 2006-10-17
Series Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg Unknown 2005-12-14
Movie Trust the Man Dr. Beekman 2005-09-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Himself 2003-02-21
Movie Comedian Himself 2002-10-25
Movie Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-09-16
Movie The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch Interviewee 2002-01-01
Movie Zoolander Garry Shandling 2001-09-28
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie Town & Country Griffin Morris 2001-04-27
Movie What Planet Are You From? Harold Anderson 2000-03-03
Movie Hurlyburly Artie 1998-12-25
Movie Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time Himself 1998-08-08
Movie Doctor Dolittle Male Pigeon (voice) 1998-06-22
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Movie Mixed Nuts Stanley 1994-12-21
Movie Love Affair Kip DeMay 1994-10-21
Movie The Night We Never Met Mr. Vertisey 1993-04-30
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Ben Stiller Show Unknown 1992-09-27
Series The Larry Sanders Show Larry Sanders 1992-08-15
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Garry Shandling: Stand-Up Unknown 1991-06-08
Movie Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme Jack (of Jack and Jill) 1990-05-19
Series It's Garry Shandling's Show Unknown 1986-09-10
Movie Garry Shandling: Alone in Vegas Himself 1984-01-01
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25