Celebrities React and Pay Tribute

Ben Stiller, James Woods, John Ales and extra Hollywood notables have taken to social media to pay tribute to Dabney Coleman, who died at 92.

The legendary comedian actor recognized for his roles in 9 to fiveTootsie and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, died Thursday at his Santa Monica dwelling, his daughter, singer Quincy Coleman, advised The Hollywood Reporter.

“My father crafted his time right here on Earth with a curious thoughts, a beneficiant coronary heart and a soul on fireplace with ardour, need and humor that tickled the humorous bone of humanity,” she stated in an announcement. “As he lived, he moved by way of this remaining act of his life with class, excellence and mastery.”

Following the information of his demise, fellow actor Stiller took to X (previously Twitter) to put in writing, “The nice Dabney Coleman actually created, or outlined, actually – in a uniquely singular method — an archetype as a personality actor. He was so good at what he did it’s exhausting to think about motion pictures and tv of the final 40 years with out him.”

Woods, who additionally lent his voice to the 2001 animated film Recess: Faculty’s Out alongside Coleman, shared on social media, “I’ve gone to Dan Tana’s restaurant commonly all my grownup life. Dabney Coleman was at all times there, sitting in sales space primary (appropriately), having his trademark steak. I had at all times liked him as an actor, and liked him extra as we turned associates. ##RIPDabneyColeman.”

The Emmy winner’s Madman of the Folks co-star John Ales wrote in a tribute, “As a child I don’t assume I discovered any villain extra likable than imply Dabney Coleman. We shared a birthday. Months after my dad handed away, Dabney performed my dad for the first time. We had numerous dinners collectively. He was a sophisticated, hilarious genius who was so candy to my mother.”

Learn extra reactions and tributes to Coleman’s demise beneath.