Curb Your Enthusiasm star Bob Einstein dies aged 76

Bob Einstein, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor, Dies at 76

Bob Einstein, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor, Dies at 76

Curb Your Enthusiasm star Bob Einstein has passed away at the age of 76.

Albert Brooks, Einstein's brother, tweeted about his death Wednesday afternoon, calling his brother a "brilliantly amusing man" who will be "missed forever". A brilliantly amusing man.

Bob had recently been diagnosed, and he died at his home in Indian Wells, CA.

Einstein has been best known late in his career for Curb Your Enthusiasm character Marty Funkhouser, however, he also created the popular comedic character of Super Dave Osborne.

"I'm in shock. I knew him forever", Einstein's Curb costar Richard Lewis tweeted Wedneday.

Einstein also played inept surrogate Larry Middleman on "Arrested Development" and overconfident stuntman "Super Dave" Osborne. Our cast and crew will be devastated.

Film producer John Cohen commented: "Bob Einstein was so damn amusing". Thanks for all of the laughs on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Aside from his acting, Bob Einstein was an accomplished comedy writer and producer winning Emmy awards for work on "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour" and 'Van Dyke and Company, ' Deadline Hollywood reports. He revived the character over the years, including in 2009's Super Dave's Spike-Tacular.

Breaking out with shows such as Smother Brothers Comedy hour, it catapulted his career into the limelight as well as the likes of Steve Martin and more.

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