Michael McKean, Bradley Whitford, George Takei & More Pay Tribute To “Brilliant, Strong, Hilarious” Olympia Dukakis


Holland's Opus passed away today at her home in New York City. The Oscar-winning star of Moonstruck, Look Who's Talking and Mr. She was 89.


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Refresh for updates… After the death of Olympia Dukakis was announced on Saturday, social media reactions from former collaborators and Hollywood admirers began pouring in.


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Better Call Saul's Michael McKean remembered Dukakis as a "great actress who loved the work and loved the theatre," also noting that "she was the acting teacher who spoke to me(and many, many others) with clarity and humor and NO censor."


Stark Trek actor George Takei also paid tribute to Dukakis with a poem, full of homages to her notable credits. A true Steel Magnolia within a more common forest. "Rest now among the heavens, Olympia." Ah, what a life force, her later years her best, "Takei wrote. "We were Moonstruck by her, as she told us great Tales of the City.
An actor’s actor," tweeted actor Bradley Whitford. "Rest In Peace Olympia Dukakis. "Brilliant, strong, hilarious soul.

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