Stars Mourn Death Of Abe Vigoda – See Celebrity Tributes And Reactions

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Abe Vigoda Dead Stars React

By Andrew Shuster

Abe Vigoda Dead Stars React

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Abe Vigoda, the legendary character actor best known for roles in The Godfather films and TV series “Barney Miller,” died on Tuesday at the age of 94. Stars are now mourning the death of the iconic actor. See celebrity tributes and reactions below.

As Gossip Cop reported, Abe Vigoda died in his sleep from natural causes at his daughter’s home in Woodland Park, New Jersey, where he had been staying. He is survived by his daughter Carol, three grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

Dane Cook wrote, “I met Abe Vigoda at a urinal. He was so kind. I told him I loved his work and he said, ‘right now?’ His portrayal of Sal Tessio! RIP sir.” Carson Daly tweeted, “RIP. Such a sweet man. God Bless his family.” Larry King proclaimed, “What a life. What a career. What a warm & funny man he was. His performance in ‘Godfather’ still amazes me.”

Matt Lauer expressed, “Abe Vigoda is gone. He made me smile every time he walked into our studio and brightened our day. Thank you Abe for your grace and humor.” Larry The Cable Guy said, “Oh no! RIP Abe Vigoda. The great thing about him is he looked exactly the same his whole life! God bless him.”

“Abe Vigoda was one of the nicest guys in the business…talent with a capital ‘T’ and so sweet. He always left me with a smile on my face,” offered Meredith Vieira. And Patton Oswalt tweeted, “The Grim Reaper just checked the last name off his bucket list & sighed. #RIPAbeVigoda.”

Gossip Cop would like to also express our deepest sympathies to Vigoda’s family. We had met him a number of times at the Friars Roasts, where he was a good sport about all the jokes about his premature death. Sadly, now he is really gone. Gossip Cop will update as more stars pay tribute to Abe Vigoda.

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