David Brenner Dies: Stars React To Comedian’s Death

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By Michael Lewittes

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David Brenner has died, and Hollywood stars are mourning the loss of the legendary comedian, who appeared on the “Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” more than 150 times. See stars react to Brenner’s death below.

As Gossip Cop reported, Brenner passed away the age of 78 in New York on Saturday after a battle with cancer. See what stars are saying about Brenner’s death below. Gossip Cop will continue to update.

my friend David Brenner passed 2day he wasa great comic & a great guy hes in the great comedy club in the sky.R.I.P Condolences 2his family — Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) March 16, 2014

This world can’t afford to lose anyone funny. R.I.P. David Brenner. — Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) March 16, 2014

RIP comic great David Brenner. Very sad to hear. He was super nice and super funny. He seemed ageless. Great writer. Big loss. — Jon Lovitz (@realjonlovitz) March 16, 2014

RIP David Brenner – a Carson fav of mine. Turned out my 1st late night interview ’86 was on Nightlife w/David Brenner. Gracious & talented. — Ralph Macchio (@ralphmacchio) March 15, 2014

Just heard about David Brenner’s passing. He was such a huge part of why so many of us became comics. This makes me very sad. RIP David. — Paul Reiser (@PaulReiser) March 15, 2014

David Brenner was a true stand-up and a good man. Fellow Philadelphian and @TempleUniv grad, he was a kind influence in my life. RIP. — bob saget (@bobsaget) March 15, 2014

The great David Brenner with some of his fellow Aristocrats. We miss him. pic.twitter.com/tDPhBmt5G5 — Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) March 15, 2014

David Brenner doing stand up on Letterman. As usual, he was hilarious. http://t.co/ruR6LD15RC — Drew Carey (@DrewFromTV) March 15, 2014

RIP David Brenner. I adored him, and laughed more with him than anybody. Sad, sad, sad. Knowing David, he’s now making the devil laugh. — Joan Rivers (@Joan_Rivers) March 15, 2014

Rest in Peace. Stand-up comedy vet and #thetonightshow staple David Brenner dies following cancer battle: http://t.co/9LM79KXPEm /via @etnow — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) March 15, 2014

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