Los Angeles, CA – Martin Mull, the beloved comedian, actor, and writer, known for his witty humor and memorable roles in both television and film, passed away today at the age of 80. Mull’s career spanned several decades, during which he became a household name and a respected figure in the entertainment industry.

Mull was born on August 18, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois. He initially pursued a career in music before transitioning to comedy and acting. His breakthrough came with the role of Garth Gimble on the groundbreaking television series “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” which showcased his unique comedic style. Mull’s portrayal of the cynical and sarcastic neighbor earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base.

In addition to his work on “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” Mull is perhaps best known for his role as Leon Carp on the popular sitcom “Roseanne.” His character’s dry wit and deadpan delivery were a perfect fit for the show’s tone, and Mull quickly became a fan favorite. He also appeared in numerous other television shows, including “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Arrested Development,” and “Two and a Half Men.”

Mull’s talents were not confined to the small screen. He had a successful career in film as well, with notable roles in movies such as “Clue,” “Mr. Mom,” and “Serial.” His ability to seamlessly blend humor with pathos made him a versatile actor who could bring depth to any role.

Beyond acting, Mull was a talented writer and artist. He wrote several books and was an accomplished painter, with his artwork displayed in galleries across the United States. Mull’s creative spirit and dedication to his craft left a lasting impact on both the entertainment and art worlds.

Colleagues and fans alike are mourning the loss of Martin Mull. Many have taken to social media to share their favorite memories and express their condolences. “Martin Mull was a comedic genius and a true gentleman,” tweeted actor and comedian Steve Martin. “His talent and kindness will be missed by all who knew him.”

Mull is survived by his wife, Wendy, and their daughter. The family has requested privacy during this difficult time and has asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a charity of choice in Martin Mull’s name.

As the world remembers Martin Mull, his legacy of laughter and creativity will continue to inspire and entertain for generations to come.