Stars are mourning the loss of Garry Shandling on social media.
The actor and comedian suddenly died on Thursday, March 24, in LA from unknown causes, though new reports suggest he suffered a heart attack. He was 66-years-old.
Since the news of his death, those he inspired — like Jimmy Kimmel and Kathy Griffith — have taken to Twitter to share photos and kind words about the TV star.
Scroll down to see just some of the many touching tributes:
Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most. pic.twitter.com/Ud8AQXNBXN
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling was as kind and generous as he was funny and that is saying a lot.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) March 24, 2016
Wait, what? Gary Shandling? No.
— Colin Hanks (@ColinHanks) March 24, 2016
Goodbye Gary Shandling thank you for your kindness and your generosity and for making me laugh so damn much
— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) March 24, 2016
RIP the great Garry Shandling. Surely, one of the most influential comedians of a generation.
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 24, 2016
I can't…….. https://t.co/zMMX17Rb5X
— christina applegate (@1capplegate) March 24, 2016
— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) March 24, 2016
"Nice guys finish first. If you don't know that, then you don't know where the finish line is." Garry Shandling pic.twitter.com/goJsDx6Cl8
— Jerry O'Connell (@MrJerryOC) March 24, 2016
To the funniest and brilliant Garry Shandling. Rest in peace Garry.
— bob saget (@bobsaget) March 24, 2016
— George Lopez (@georgelopez) March 24, 2016
I can't believe this. Very sad to say goodbye so abruptly. https://t.co/F89LbZXaER
— Mr. Bob Odenkirk (@mrbobodenkirk) March 24, 2016
A moment to celebrate an true, original & tv pioneer and yes 1 of the funniest. Was an honor to know him. Condolences to his family. R.I.P
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) March 24, 2016
The world has lost a comedy giant. An all time great. Hey Now Garry Shandling pic.twitter.com/vXaQW9wM6B
— Howard Stern (@HowardStern) March 24, 2016
Good pal, great guy, funny, funny, funny man lost today RIP Garry Shandling
— Tim Allen (@ofctimallen) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling was one of the most brilliant people I have ever known. A shocking huge loss.
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) March 24, 2016