Sad news this evening as according to TMZ, one of the most seminal comedic actors of his generation, the great Garry Shandling has passed away at the age of 66.

The actor created and starred in the much-loved Larry Sanders show and most recently appeared in Captain America: Civil War.

No details of the passing have been released and his reps are yet to release a statement. 

RIP to a genuinely brilliant comedian and superb writer. He'll be missed.