Stars React to Roger Ebert's Death

April 04, 2013

Reaction was swift and heartfelt to the death of Roger Ebert and we've assembled the latest comments from stars and other industry figures saddened by the loss of America's most famous movie critic.

Anna Kendrick: "Shocked and truly, deeply saddened at the loss of the great Roger Ebert. A legend. His voice will be missed."

Steve Carell: "Thanks Mr. Ebert."

Spike Lee: "I Miss My Dear Friend Roger Ebert. Roger Was One Of The 1st Major Movie Critics To Support My Joints, Especially Malcolm X And Do the Right Thing.-R.I.P."

Holly Robinson Peete: "RIP Roger Ebert. All my prayers to Chaz -his beautiful and stoic wife:("

Dane Cook: "Sad to hear about Roger Ebert passing away. RIP kind sir."

Jimmy Kimmel: "Roger Ebert was an excellent writer, a gifted artist, and as nice a guy as you'll ever meet. Sad he's gone"

Albert Brooks: "R.I.P. Roger Ebert. One of the greats in his field. I'm very sad."

President Barack Obama: "The movies won't be the same without Roger."

Diablo Cody: "R.I.P. Roger Ebert. It was a privilege to interact with you. Thank you for the support, the criticism, and the true love for the movies."

Alyssa Milano: "Rest in peace, Roger Ebert! You were an inspiration."

Elizabeth Banks: "So sad. RIP"

Joan Rivers: "Just heard about the death of Roger Ebert. He was a nice, nice man. I truly liked him - I'm very sad."

Cameron Crowe: "Roger Ebert. Clear-eyed dreamer, king of the written word..."

Dame Helen Mirren: "A great friend to the art and the commerce of film. He loved and understood the medium better than anyone. Many of us, including me owe him a great deal. We will all miss him very much."

Hugh Hefner: "I'm saddened by the death of dear, longtime friend, film critic Roger Ebert. He will be missed."



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