Cloris Leachman remembered Hollywood associates as Mel Brooks, Ed Asner & Extra Pay Tribute

After the news of Cloris Leachman’s death broke on Wednesday, fans around the world used social media to express their heartbreak over the painful loss. Among her many, many fans are her co-workers and former co-stars who remember working with Leachman on various projects over the years. What all these tribute items have in common is that they make it clear how wonderful Leachman should be, alongside her talents as an entertainer.

Ed Asner, who starred with Leachman on the Mary Tyler Moore Show, tweeted a photo of himself next to Leachman the last time he saw her. In the caption, the actor says, “A picture from the last time I saw you. Always beautiful. Nothing I could say would beat the enormity of my love for you. Until we meet again, darling.”

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A picture from the last time I saw you. Always beautiful. Nothing I could say would match the enormity of my love for you. Until we meet again darling # clorisleachmanrippic.twitter.com / 9etOZo13Kb

– Ed Asner (@TheOnlyEdAsner) January 27, 2021

Meanwhile, Mel Brooks, who directed Leachman in Young Frankenstein, also said, “Such sad news – Cloris was insanely talented. She could make you laugh or cry when a hat falls. Always such a pleasure to be on set. Every time I do Hear a horse neighing I will forever think of Cloris’ unforgettable wife Blücher. She is irreplaceable and will be greatly missed. “

Such sad news – Cloris was incredibly talented. It could make you laugh or cry. Always having such a pleasure on set. Every time I hear a horse neigh I will forever think of Cloris’ unforgettable wife Blücher. She is irreplaceable and greatly missed.

– Mel Brooks (@MelBrooks) January 27, 2021

Besides her many acting roles Cloris Leachman once attended a Comedy Central roast to verbally obliterate Bob Saget. Saget was saddened by the news of her death and tweeted a touching post on Twitter: “So sad about the loss of the brilliant Cloris Leachman. Besides being an Oscar winner, her funny role in Young Frankenstein and Phyllis Me.” had the pleasure of being toasted by her on television. My deepest condolences to her loved ones. “

So sad to have lost the brilliant Cloris Leachman. In addition to being an Oscar winner, her funny role in Young Frankenstein and Phyllis, I had the pleasure of being toasted by her on TV. My deepest condolences to their loved ones. pic.twitter.com/P2cUedaPlL

– Bob Saget (@ Bobsaget) January 27, 2021

John Stamos, who was the roasting master at the event, also posted a video clip from Leachman’s event which delivered one of the night’s most memorable jokes. “God, I loved her. RIP,” says Stamos.

God i loved her. RIP # CLORISLEACHMANpic.twitter.com / aUbEw3rj1k

– John Stamos (@JohnStamos) January 27, 2021

Brady Bunch star paid tribute to Maureen McCormick by tweeted, “Rest In Peace Beautiful Cloris. I became a fan of yours when I first saw you on TV. And years later, I was lucky enough to work with you, and fell in love with who you are as a person. I will never forget our conversations and the time we shared. I love you. “

Rest in Peace Beautiful Cloris Cl # ClorisLeachman I became a fan of yours when I first saw you on TV. And years later I was lucky enough to work with you and fell in love with you as a person. I will never forget our conversations and the time we spent together. I love you.

– Maureen McCormick (@ MoMcCormick7) January 27, 2021

Her Oscar-winning role on The Last Picture Show was also recognized in a tweet from The Academy that said, “Cloris Leachman was a comedy legend. From a groundbreaking role on the Mary Tyler Moore Show to the films of Mel Brooks and her Oscar winner on Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show, she never lost her ability to shock, please and surprise us. We will miss her. “

Cloris Leachman was a comedy legend. From a groundbreaking role on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” to the films of Mel Brooks and her Academy Awards in Peter Bogdanovich’s “The Last Picture Show,” she never lost her ability to shock, delight, and surprise us. She will be missed. pic.twitter.com/tcyfF1uzWj

– The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 27, 2021

The official Twitter account for The Muppets also writes: “As a guest star on The Muppet Show, Cloris Leachman kept the show going despite a pig invasion and opened the door to our rich and famous standard contract in The Muppet Movie. A legend and a great one Friend. Cloris, we will never forget you. “

As a guest star on The Muppet Show, Cloris Leachman kept the show going despite an invasion of pigs and opened the door to our rich and famous standard contract in The Muppet Movie. A legend and a good friend. Cloris, we will never forget you.

– The Muppets (@TheMuppets) January 27, 2021

With a photo of Leachman’s character from a guest appearance on The Simpsons, producer Al Jean tweeted: “@TheSimpsons one of the GOATS. RIP Cloris Leachman.”

. @ TheSimpsons one of the goats. RIP Cloris Leachman. pic.twitter.com/0zJDdRzJjx

– Al Jean (@AlJean) January 27, 2021

Several other celebrities remember Leachman with a variety of emotional tribute posts. From the immediate pouring of memories and tribute posts, it emerges that Leachman is hugely popular and will be missed forever. May she rest in peace.

RIP Cloris Leachman. She was so good on THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. Do you remember how she threw the coffee pot?

– Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 27, 2021

“HE WAS MY FRIEND” RIP CLORIS LEACHMAN

– Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar) January 27, 2021

Rest in Peace Cloris Leachman, you will always inhabit my sense of humor. Many Thanks

– Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) January 27, 2021

Greetings to Cloris Leachman for bringing the secrets of comedy to the big and small screen.

– Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 27, 2021

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