John Mahoney, who was best known for his role as Martin Crane in the US sitcom Frasier, has died at the age of 77.
The actor passed away while he was in hospice care in Chicago.
The Tony award winner has been remembered by both fans and fellow actors.
John Mahoney, R.I.P pic.twitter.com/vJWdGWkQCL— RVA Coffee Stain (@RVACoffeeStain) February 6, 2018
Taking to Twitter, his Frasier co-star Peri Gilpin, who played Roz on the show, shared a touching photo of the actor, “John singing at my wedding. Watch Moonstruck, Say Anything and/or Frasier or anything you can with him in it and raise a glass to John. Remember him well.”
His Say Anything co-star, John Cusack also paid tribute to the actor, “Rip John Mahoney - a true & beautiful soul - kind generous and wonderfully talented man.”
John singing at my wedding. Watch Moonstruck, Say Anything and/or Frasier or anything you can with him in it and raise a glass to John. Remember him well. pic.twitter.com/Tj3i5B4x13— Peri Gilpin (@GilpinPeri) February 6, 2018
John Mahoney was one of our great actors. His art, his kindness and his love of life truly helped shape Steppenwolf Theatre. He will be deeply missed. My condolences go out to John's family.— Jeff Perry (@jscandalp) February 6, 2018
Cameron Crowe, who directed Say Anything shared an old photo from the set of the popular 80s movie, “Here's to you, John Mahoney! You make the unforgettable look easy. @johncusack, @ioneskye1, @canyonjim.”
Battle of the Sexes star, Ben Stiller wrote, “John Mahoney has moved on. A Great actor. Incredible wicked sense of humour. And someone who made a huge difference in my life and many others.”
Zach Braff posted a moving tribute. The actor shared a photo from the set of The Broken Heart’s Club, “I was so honoured to work with the legendary John Mahoney on “The Broken Heart’s Club.” I was so nervous because “Say Anything” is one of my favourite films ever. He could not have been a kinder man. #RIPJohnMahoney,” he shared.
RIP, John Mahoney. Thank you for many years of laughter. We'll miss you Marty Crane. pic.twitter.com/QaJu9YpmdO— NBC (@nbc) February 6, 2018