Family, friends and fans are all mourning the loss of Bob Einstein who died Wednesday at age 76.
The actor and comedian was best known for his recurring roles in “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Arrested Development” and much more. He had recently been diagnosed with cancer, according to Deadline.
Einstein’s brother, actor and director Albert Brooks, tweeted about his loss: “R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You will be missed forever.”
ET Canada has reached out to Einstein’s rep for comment.
Friend and “Curb” co-star Richard Lewis also mourned Einstein on Twitter.
Born in 1942, Einstein started off his career as an Emmy-winning comedy writer for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”.
He later went on to create and star as the beloved satirical stuntman character Super Dave Osborne, hosting the variety “Super Dave” on Global from 1987 to 1991.
In one famous bit, Super Dave attempted a jump from Toronto’s CN Tower.
Remembrances poured on social media for Einstein.