Garry Shandling Overview

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Born: November 29, 1949

This Chicago, Illinois native comedian started out as a comedy writer for other situation comedies and as a stand-up comedian. He landed his first television show, It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1985. Shandling, however, made his biggest impression with work on The Larry Sanders Show (1993-98), a show about the trials, tribulations and double-dealing that goes on behind the scenes of a late-night talk show. For his work on the show, he shared a BAFTA TV Award for Best International Series... See All

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