Following the death of Garry Shandling, the stars immediately took to Twitter to express their grief and reflect on the comedy legend's career.
Kathy Griffin was one of the first to share her condolences. She was with Shandling just four days ago with fellow friend and comedian Bob Odenkirk.
"Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making everyone laugh," she wrote. "I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most."
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
Comedy great Albert Brooks also remembered Shandling.
"R.I.P. Garry Shandling," he wrote. "I am so saddened to hear this. Brilliantly funny and such a great guy. He will be so missed."
R.I.P. Garry Shandling. I am so saddened to hear this. Brilliantly funny and such a great guy. He will be so missed.— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) March 24, 2016
See how other celebs paid their respects in touching messages below.
Dammit. He was the best. So sad. RIP Garry Shandling— marc maron (@marcmaron) March 24, 2016
RIP the great Garry Shandling. Surely, one of the most influential comedians of a generation.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 24, 2016
Saddened over Garry Shandling. He was a comedy idol of mine. He leaves behind the greatest single-camera comedy of all time. #LarrySanders— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) March 24, 2016
So saddened by the death of Garry Shandling. Brilliantly funny guy. And a sweetheart, too. Did his show twice. RIP.— Pat Sajak (@patsajak) March 24, 2016
Absolutely can't process the loss of Garry Shandling. Such a genius, such a wonderful man, such an inspiration. I was so honored to know him— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) March 24, 2016
"I'm dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it." Garry Shandling pic.twitter.com/W0myj8oV03— Jerry O'Connell (@MrJerryOC) March 24, 2016
If all Garry Shandling had ever done was "The Larry Sanders Show", one of the greatest shows of all time, I'd still be a big fan.— Brian Stack (@BrianStack153) March 24, 2016
Not Garry Shandling!!!!!! A treasure!!!!!! How sad.— Andy Cohen (@Andy) March 24, 2016
I'm both shocked & saddened at the passing of Garry Shandling. He'll forever remain a comedic legend. #RIP— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling was a very special comedian with a beautifully unpredictable mind. He even voluntarily offered jokes and ideas for Oscars.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) 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
Garry Shandling was one of the most brilliant people I have ever known. A shocking huge loss.— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) March 24, 2016
Shocked and saddened to hear about Garry Shandling's sudden death. I was honored to get to work with him. He will be missed.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 24, 2016
The King family is shocked & saddened by Garry Shandling's passing. Brilliant, funny & genuinely kind. A very rare combination.— Larry King (@kingsthings) March 24, 2016
1 of the best times I ever had was working on The Larry Sanders Show w/Garry+ @jeffreytambor The out pouring of love for him is so beautiful— Kristin Davis (@KristinDavis) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling was one of my comedic heroes. His support of my writing was a huge boost. I will always be grateful for it. Shocked and sad— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling wasn't just the funniest guy in the room, he was the most thoughtful and spiritual. I loved him. #garryshandling— Farrelly Brothers (@farrellybros) March 24, 2016
Garry Shandling has died. I am very sad. He had the magic 'it' quality. He used it well and now he goes to live in the comedy Valhalla— Eddie Izzard (@eddieizzard) March 24, 2016
The funniest. So good. So smart. Thanks #GarryShandling— Bobby Moynihan (@bibbymoynihan) March 24, 2016
Oh man, Garry Shandling. Such sad news— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) March 24, 2016