Celebrity Reactions: Glenne Headly Dead – See Hollywood Stars Tweets

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Glenne Headly Dead Celebrity Reactions

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Glenne Headly Dead Celebrity Reactions

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Glenne Headly, best known for her roles in Dick Tracy and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, died Thursday at age 62. Many of the actress’s former co-stars and other celebrities are now mourning her death on Twitter. See Hollywood stars’ reactions below.

Headly’s exact cause of death hasn’t been disclosed, but it’s been reported that she checked into a hospital last week to be treated for blood clots. “It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly,” her reps said in a statement. “We ask that her family’s privacy be respected in this difficult time.” The actress’s other credits included Mr. Holland’s Opus, Don Jon, “ER,” and “Lonesome Dove,” for which she was nominated for an Emmy.

Headly was also in production on the upcoming Hulu series Future Man at the time of her passing. Seth Rogen, the show’s producer, mourned the death of his colleague. “Devastated to hear about Glenne Headly’s passing,” the actor tweeted. “She was an amazing person. Incredibly talented. Incredibly kind. I will miss her.” The show’s star, Josh Hutcherson, similarly expressed, “I only knew the talented, empathetic, loving, beautiful Glenne Headly for a short time. She was powerful and strong and hilarious.”

Meanwhile, Headly’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-star Steve Martin wrote, “Our household mourns the sudden loss of beloved friend, actress, and comic genius, Glenne Headly.” Tom Hanks, who recently co-starred with Headly in The Circle, expressed, “Terribly sad to learn of Glenne Headly passing.” Edward James Olmos offered, “I am torn apart by the news that dearest Glenne Headly has passed. Pained to tears! Much to early! Rest In Peace my dearest.” And Tegan and Sara stated, “Oh no. So sad to hear that Glenne Headly passed away. We must have made our dad watch Dirty Rotten Scoundrels with us 100 times. :( RIP.”

Riz Ahmed, the actress’s co-star on the HBO miniseries “The Night Of,” wrote, “So sorry to hear about the passing of Glenne Headly, wonderful actress and warm soul.” Debra Messing added, “I can’t believe Glenne Headley has passed. What an extraordinary talent & spirit. RIP.” Michael McKean said, “Terrible news about Glenne Headly. A fine actress and a good person. RIP.” And Kevin Smith offered, “Never met her but I always loved Glenne Headly. She was so great in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels but she was brilliant in Mortal Thoughts. #RIP.”

Matthew Modine said, “I’m heartbroken about my dear friend, Glenne Headly. I wish everyone could’ve spent a moment w her to feel her immense love & passion.” Marg Helgenberger wrote, “Glenne Headly was always GREAT. I had the honor of working with her, & am deeply saddened that she’s gone. My thoughts are with her family.” Rosie Perez tweeted, “Noooo! We just worked together on @FishInTheDark Very shocking! Very sad:( #RIPGlenneHeadly.” And Ryan Reynolds, who played the actress’s son in the 1993 drama Ordinary Magic, wrote, “RIP the beautiful Glenne Headly. So charming, talented and kind. My first, ‘movie mom.'”

Additionally, Susan Sarandon wrote, “Sad to hear of Glenne Headly’s passing. A kind and funny original. Sympathy for her family.” Rainn Wilson mourned, “R.I.P. Glenne Headley – A great American actress. What a terrible loss.” And David Krumholtz said, “Privileged to have worked with the fiercely passionate and effortlessly captivating Glenne Headly. My thoughts are with her family.” Gossip Cop will update as more Hollywood stars mourn Headly’s death.

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