Reese Witherspoon, Paul Feig, Jackie Hoffman and Christopher Meloni are among the many Hollywood notables paying tribute to Raquel Welch, who died at age 82.
Welch’s administration confirmed her loss of life to Latest Hollywood News on Wednesday. The star was recognized for such movie roles within the Sixties and ’70s as Implausible Voyage, One Million Years B.C., Bedazzled, Kansas Metropolis Bomber and The Three Musketeers.
More moderen credit included Chairman of the Board, Spin Metropolis, Welcome to the Captain, Date My Dad and Tips on how to Be a Latin Lover. She additionally memorably performed herself on a 1997 episode of Seinfeld.
Reese Witherspoon took to social media to recollect working with Welch on the hit 2001 movie Legally Blonde. “So unhappy to listen to about Raquel Welch’s passing,” Witherspoon tweeted Wednesday. “I beloved working along with her on Legally Blonde. She was elegant, skilled and glamorous past perception. Merely beautiful. Might all her angels carry her residence.”
Feig, who performed a instructor on the primary season of ABC’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch, recalled working with Welch when she appeared in a 1996 episode. “That is so unhappy,” Feig posted. “I had the good pleasure of working with Ms. Welch after I was an everyday on Sabrina the Teenage Witch and she or he was superior. Sort, humorous and a real famous person whom I used to be just about in love with for many of my childhood. We’ve misplaced a real icon.”
Actor and filmmaker Matt Knudsen mirrored on his “unforgettable” time engaged on American Household, the drama collection that launched in 2002 and featured Welch reverse such performers as Edward James Olmos. “Despite the fact that she was a giant star, she was additionally a part of an incredible ensemble with Edward James Olmos and Sonia Braga,” he tweeted. “Punctual, skilled, and all the time able to collaborate.”
Extra posts paying tribute to Welch, together with these from actor Robert Patrick, writer Terry McMillan and the official account for The Muppets, are under.