Garry Shandling has died at age 66.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirms to E! News the actor and comedian—who is known to have influenced the likes of Ricky Gervais, Jon Stewart, Judd Apatow and more—passed away on Thursday at a hospital in Los Angeles.
E! News learned the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a medical emergency at 10:40 Thursday morning for an address listed under Shandling. The patient was then transported to Providence Saint John's Health Center by ambulance and was alive at the time of transport. He passed away at the hospital.
Shandling was most known for his work on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, frequently appearing as a guest. He also created It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1986 which lasted until 1990, seeing several Emmy nominations.