Comedian Garry Shandling died at an L.A. area hospital on Thursday … TMZ has learned.

The 66-year-old star was not suffering from any illness … as far as we know … so, it appears this was sudden. A source connected to Shandling says he was healthy and speaking to people on Thursday morning.

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TMZ  reports , there was a 911 call from “The Larry Sanders Show” star’s home, and he was transported to the hospital. We’re told Shandling was alive when he arrived at the hospital.

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