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Olympia Dukakis' 'Moonstruck' Co-Star Cher & More Stars React to Her Death

Olympia Dukakis' 'Moonstruck' Co-Star Cher & More Stars React to Her Death

Stars in Hollywood are speaking out to pay tribute to Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, who sadly passed away at the age of 89.

Dukakis‘ brother announced that she died on Saturday morning (May 1) in New York City after “many months of failing health.”

Best known for her Academy Award-winning work in the movie Moonstruck, Olympia was also known for her roles in Steel Magnolias, Look Who’s Talking, and the series Tales of the City. She most recently starred in the Netflix reboot of the series.

Cher, who played Olympia‘s daughter in Moonstruck, took to Twitter and wrote, “Olympia Dukakis Was an Amazing, Academy Award Winning Actress. Olympia Played My Mom In Moonstruck, & Even Though Her Part was That Of a Suffering Wife, We😂ALL The Time. She Would Tell Me How MUCH She Loved Louis, Her ”Handsome Talented, Husband.” I Talked To Her 3 Wks Ago. Rip Dear One.”

Such stars as Viola Davis, Rosie O’Donnell, and George Takei have also taken to Twitter to pay tribute to her life and career.

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