Twitter paying tribute to the life of comedian Garry Shandling.

FOX's Krystin Goodwin has the details:

Social media lighting up with responses to the death of comedian Garry Shandling. He was 66-years-old.

Thousands remembering his life, his career and his character sharing clips from his appearances on 'Saturday Night Live,' 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,' and his HBO sitcom the "Larry Sanders Show."

Others tweeting quotes from his skits, like "nice guys finish first. If you don't know that, then you don't know where the finish line is."

Fellow comedians also paying tribute:

Seth MacFarlane calls Shandling "a comedy idol" of his. Writing "he leaves behind the greatest single-camera comedy of all time."

Ricky Gervais describing him as "one of the most influential comedians of a generation."

Amy Schumer thanking him for "his kindness, generosity and for making her laugh."

I'm Krystin Goodwin, FOX News.