Comedy actor Bob Einstein has died at the age of 76.
Many around the world knew Einstein for his infamous portrayal of satirical stuntman Super Dave Osborne.
Later, he played Marty Funhouser in Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Einstein’s brother confirmed his death on Twitter Wednesday, calling him a “great brother, father and husband.”
R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You will be missed forever.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) January 2, 2019
Others in the comedy world were quick to pay tribute. Sports Illustrated tweeted a video of Einstein from his Dave Osborne days.
R.I.P. Stewart Robert Einstein also known as stuntman 'Super Dave Osborne'
Here's a clip of his first stunt pic.twitter.com/As8RSl1ymW
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 2, 2019
— Cheryl Hines (@CherylHines) January 2, 2019
I’m in shock.
I knew him forever. ♥️to his loved ones. His long career is hard to match. His role on #curbyourenthusiasm was excruciatingly brilliant! Our cast and crew will be devastated.
He was so loved. He told me how much he loved LD and Curb. RIP buddy. @HBO pic.twitter.com/G8f5PoffuF
— Richard Lewis (@TheRichardLewis) January 2, 2019
RIP Bob Einstein, one of the funniest people ever to have lived pic.twitter.com/UAPXy4khr8
— Darren Richman (@darrenrichman) January 2, 2019
More to come.