Mel Brooks, Elizabeth Banks, & More Celebs React To The Tragic Passing Of Comedy Legend Gene Wilder — See The Heartbreaking Tributes

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Another legend was lost today.

We still can’t believe the news that beloved Hollywood icon Gene Wilder passed away at the age of 83 on Monday.

According to the actor’s nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, the actor died from complications from Alzheimers Disease at his home in Stamford, Connecticut and passed away while listening to Somewhere Over The Rainbow by Ella Fitzgerald.

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Being one of the biggest comedic legends on the big screen, Wilder was an inspiration to many — which makes his death that much harder to process.

Shortly after news if his passing broke out celebrities flocked to Twitter to say goodbye, from longtime collaborators like Mel Brooks to fellow comedians like Ricky Gervais and Billy Eichner.

Everyone is feeling the weight of this tragic loss. See the reactions (below):

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Aug 29, 2016 5:17pm PDT

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