Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling bio

Birth Name: Garry Emmanuel Shandling

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: November 29, 1949

Date Of Death: March 24, 2016

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Garry Shandling was born on the 29th of November, 1949. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Comedian and actor best known for starring in the talk-show parody The Larry Sanders Show and the sitcom It’s the Garry Shandling Show.

Garry Shandling was born in Chicago. He was employed at an advertising agency before selling his first script for the show Sanford and Son. He was nominated for 19 Daytime Emmy Awards.

Garry Shandling was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Garry Shandling was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Garry Emmanuel Shandling is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Garry’s Garry Emmanuel Shandling attended Palo Verde High School, Tucson, AZ and BA Marketing, University of Arizona at Tucson.


Garry Shandling’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Garry Shandling’s parents.

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Marcus Zane

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Garry Shandling kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Garry Shandling was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Garry Emmanuel Shandling
RELIGION: Buddhist
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Garry Shandling was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Garry Shandling was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Garry Shandling had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Garry Shandling’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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