As previously reported, Charles Grodin sadly passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86, and fans and fellow celebrities are paying tribute to the beloved actor. Van his Golden Globe-nominated role in The Heartbreak Kid to play the lead role as the patriarch of the family in the Beethoven movies, Grodin is loved by many fans around the world. With the deluge of tribute messages coming in online after his death, it is more evident than ever how much he loves him.
Comedian and actor Steve Martin, who appeared with Grodin in the 1985 film Movers & Shakers, posted on Twitter: “So [sad] to hear. One of the funniest people I’ve ever met: Charles Grodin, Star of Beethoven and Heartbreak Kid, Dies at 86. “
Also a tribute is the filmmaker Albert Brooks, whose 1979 directorial debut starred Grodin. “R.I.P. Charles Grodin,” he said in a tweet. “A brilliant comedy actor. I had the great experience working with him in my first feature Real life and he was great. Rest in peace, Chuck. “
Share a personal story about Charles Grodin, former Letterman writer Caissie wrote: “Once backstage at Letterman, I dropped a glass coffee pot and it smashed into a million pieces and I said, “Oh my god, I’m such an idiot.” I didn’t know Charles Grodin was behind me and he said, ‘A lot of people will call you an idiot in this industry. Don’t be one of them! ”
“RIP Charles Grodin,” tweeted Patton Oswalt. “Ordering a plate of chorizo and eggs in his beloved memory.”
An image of Grodin posing with Miss Piggy, Muppet History posted, “Rest In Peace to the legendary Charles Grodin. Whether it be the charming yet annoying Nicky Holiday in The Great Muppet Caper or the bumbling security guard in The Muppets at Walt Disney World, Grodin was always a delight when he the screen was. “
From her own verified Twitter account, Miss Piggy herself added, “My beloved Charles Grodin was a fantastic friend to see both on and off screen. Debonair, handsome, talented, charming – and great taste! I will miss him very much! . “
“RIP Charles Grodin,” said comedian Paul F. Tompkins. “My mom’s favorite comedy was Midnight Run but she did not like all the swearing and searched in vain for years for a copy of the movie with the curses removed and now I hope that Charles Grodin is in heaven with her and explains to her that they did not sell it. “
And Jim Belushi said, “My heart is heavy today – we have lost the smart and talented Charles Grodin. All my love and empathy for a wonderful family – he will be incredibly missed! Taking care of business was one of my favorite sets to which I ever worked on. Here’s for Charles! “
With such a powerful legacy left behind, Charles will never forget Grodin. Perhaps the best way to deal with the pain of his passing is to go back and watch some of his classic movies to better remember how funny and talented he really was. Rest in peace. You can see a lot more tribute messages on Twitter.