Stage and Screen Stars Mourn the Loss of Robin Williams on Twitter
A slew of stars took to Twitter following the announcement to express their gratitude to the performer, to wish him well, and to remember a friend and colleague.
Scroll down to see what they had to say, and check back for updates later tonight and tomorrow morning.
Robin Williams. Stunned...just stunned. RIP you brilliant brilliant man.- Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams was like no other ..To watch him create on the spot was a privilege to behold.. Robin you are an angel now !!! REST IN PEACE- Henry Winkler (@hwinkler4real) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams; a legend like no other. I hope your peace is full of as much laughter as u brought to the world. you will be dearly missed.- Zak Resnick (@zakresnick) August 12, 2014
So sad Robin Williams died :( We did 2 films 2gether. He ws a very lovely man & kind caring person. My heart goes out 2 his loved ones.- Fran Drescher (@frandrescher) August 11, 2014
It's the mark of a true artist. I never knew him but I'm heartbroken by his passing. RIP Robin Williams.- Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) August 11, 2014
Heartbroken to hear about Robin Williams. Be thankful for all that makes u happy today, & for goodness sake, find a moment or two to laugh.- Jeremy Jordan (@JeremyMJordan) August 11, 2014
Robin's passing is cause for a reshare. In his memory may we all be kinder to each other & work to make people smile. pic.twitter.com/WbQaVzVMGo- Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) August 11, 2014
John Mayer (@JohnMayer) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.- Steve Carell (@SteveCarell) August 11, 2014
Will Ferrell (@itsWillyFerrell) August 12, 2014
Sierra Boggess (@sierraboggess) August 12, 2014
Rebecca Mader (@bexmader) August 12, 2014
Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) August 12, 2014
From a whole generation; Thank you. Especially for this.. ?? pic.twitter.com/iUEwIdtEHE- Ellen DeGenres (@TheElIIenShow) August 11, 2014
Just shared a moment of silence on the set for Robin Williams, a man who brought so much laughter, joy and healing to so many.- Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) August 12, 2014
Thank u, #Robin. You made us feel Everything. Who else could make us laugh til we're sick OR sob ourselves to sleep with their work? Only u.- Tracie Thoms (@traciethoms) August 12, 2014
From the Parrot to the Genie...#RIPRobinWilliams- Gilbert Gottfried (@RealGilbert) August 12, 2014
Very sad to hear that the brilliant comedian and actor Robin Williams has died at 63. One never knows the interior of someone else's life...