The comedian Jerry Stiller with his wife Anne Meara, who died in 2015 - Starface
The death of Jerry Stiller caused a wave of emotion in Hollywood. His son, actor Ben Stiller, confirmed his death yesterday and since then his children in the cinema have paid tribute to him. Starting with Jason Alexander, who played his son in the cult series Seinfeld .
Such sad news that my beloved friend, Jerry Stiller, has passed. He was perhaps the kindest man I ever had the honor to work beside. He made me laugh when I was a child and every day I was with him. A great actor, a great man, a lovely friend. #RIPJerryStiller I Love you.- jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) May 11, 2020
“What sad news is that of the death of my beloved friend, Jerry Stiller. He was perhaps the nicest man I worked with. He made me laugh when I was a kid and every day I spent with him. A great actor, a fabulous man, a dear friend. #RIPJerryStiller I love you, "wrote George Costanza's interpreter before adding in a second tweet:" Yeah. I loved this man. "
Yeah. I adored this man. pic.twitter.com/4YiaTLJh4C- jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) May 11, 2020
Leah Remini played the daughter of the actor in the series A guy from Queens and also paid him a vibrant tribute.
I was lucky enough to work with Jerry Stiller, playing his daughter for 9 years on The King Of Queens, but even luckier to know him, the man, the husband, the father, the grandfather. I am only
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"I was lucky to work with Jerry Stiller, playing his daughter for 9 years in A Queens Guy , but even more fortunate to know him, the man, the husband, the father, the grandfather", she shared with her subscribers.
A grieving profession
Jerry Seinfeld, meanwhile, praised the comedic duo on stage that Jerry Stiller formed with his wife, Anne Meara, by posting a photo of them on stage during an improvisation in New York.
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Jerry & Anne at IMPROV Nyc.
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The creator and main actor of the After Life series , Ricky Gervais, offered his condolences to Ben Stiller.
So sorry for your loss, Ben.- Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) May 11, 2020
Hank Azaria, Lin-Manuel Miranda or Seth Rogen, Jon Cryer, and Nancy Sinatra also had words of comfort for the son of Jerry Stiller.
This is heartbreaking news and I'm very sorry, Ben. We all loved him so much. This picture of your poppa and my daughters, Amanda and AJ was taken at a restaurant in New York. I thought you might like to have it because pictures help a heal broken heart. Godspeed, Jerry. 💔😢 pic.twitter.com/i4ZVEWSMBG- Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) May 11, 2020
"This is heartbreaking news and I'm really sorry, Ben. We all loved him so much. This photo of your dad and my daughters, Amanda and AJ, was taken in a restaurant in New York. I thought you'd like to have it because photos help heal broken hearts, ”wrote Frank Sinatra's daughter.
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