LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Hollywood stars, writers, comedians and performers took to social media Saturday to mourn the loss of former Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore.

Well-known as a man who helped launch major comedic stars into orbit, Shore was also known as being an affable stand-up, a comic foil for his son, actor-comedian Pauly Shore, and one of show business’ good guys.

Shore was 92.

The following statement was released by The Comedy Store: “The Comedy Store is grieving the loss of their founder, father and legendary stand-up comedian Sammy Shore.”

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(A previous version of this post incorrectly referred to Shore as co-owner of The Comedy Store.)

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