Beloved comedian Shelley Berman dies at age 92 (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 9: (L-R) Actor Shelley Berman and actor Larry David attend ATAS Presents An Evening With 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Theatre on November 9, 2005 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

On Thursday morning, just after 1:20 a.m., comedian Shelley Berman died in Bell Canyon, California.

News of Berman’s death was first reported on his Facebook fan page and later confirmed by the New York Times. 

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Throughout his seven decades in show business, Berman found success in nearly all aspects of performance. He was one of the most popular comedians of the 1960s and 1970s and became well known to younger audiences thanks to “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

On the HBO program, Berman played the father and consistent comedic foil of comedian Larry David.

Berman was 92 years old.

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