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First Blood actor Brian Dennehy passed away at 81, James Woods, Mia Farrow pay their tribute

Brian Dennehy who worked in films like First Blood, Best Seller passed away at 81; Read on
by Saumya Bansal | April 17, 2020 13:30 IST
First Blood actor Brian Dennehy passed away at 81, James Woods, Mia Farrow pay their tribute

Hollywood actor Brian Dennehy who's known for giving some brilliant performances in films like First Blood, Death of a Salesman and Best Seller, passed away at 81. The actor died of natural causes in his house in Connecticut.

 
On Wednesday, Brian's daughter Elizabeth Dennehy announced the sad news on her social media handle. "It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian passed away last night from natural causes, not Covid-related," his oldest daughter, actress Elizabeth Dennehy, wrote on Twitter. "Larger than life, generous to a fault, a proud and devoted father and grandfather, he will be missed by his wife Jennifer, family and many friends."
 
 
As soon as Elizabeth announced the heartbreaking news, Brian's friends and co-actors gave their tribute to the actor. James Woods who worked with Brian in Best Seller and Split Image tweeted about it. "I’m just devastated to hear we lost my beloved friend and colleague, #BrianDennehy. We were partners on two of my favorite films, Split Image and Best Seller. I’ve never laughed so hard as we did every day on the set or off. For a big “tough guy,” he was a sweetheart. #RIPBrian.
 
 
" William Shatner was among the first to tweet. He wrote, "Condolences to the family of Brian Dennehy. A wonderfully talented actor." Mia Farrow posted a sweet message along with a photo. She wrote, "Just devastated to learn that the magnificent Brian Dennehy has died. They is no one i enjoyed working with more," she wrote. "And there are few friends as valued in my life. I took this photo backstage when we were in Love Letters. He loved my pup Bowie."
 
 
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