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Garry SHANDLING

American Garry SHANDLING

born Garry Emmanuel SHANDLING

American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer

Source :  Mary CUMMINS

Born: on November 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: on March 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, United States


Biography

Shandling was born Garry Emmanuel Shandling in Chicago, Illinois, on November 29, 1949 to a Jewish family. He grew up in Tucson, Arizona, one of two sons of Irving Shandling, a print shop owner, and Muriel Estelle (née Singer), a pet store proprietor.

The family moved to Tucson so that Garry's older brother Barry could receive treatment for cystic fibrosis. Barry died of the disease when Garry was 10. Shandling attended Palo Verde High School.

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- Category Actor, Author, Director