Hollywood is paying respects to gridiron great Frank Gifford.
The NFL Hall of Famer and longtime Monday Night Football broadcaster died of natural causes Sunday at age 84. Survivors include wife Kathie Lee Gifford and his five children.
His family said in a statement, “We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being.”
Below is an array of messages from Hollywood and sports figures about Gifford.
Deeply grateful to all 4 ur outpouring of grace. We r steadfast in our faith & finding comfort in knowing where Frank is. Phillippians 4:13.
– Kathie Lee Gifford (@KathieLGifford) August 9, 2015
very sad day. Rest in Peace to my Godfather. The legend, Frank Gifford.
– Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) August 9, 2015
Wonderful Frank Gifford has just passed away at age 84. He was my friend and a truly great guy! Warmest condolences to family.
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 9, 2015
RIP the great Frank Gifford! Pioneer on and off the football field and a sad day for me! Thoughts and prayers to the Gifford family!!
– Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) August 9, 2015
RIP Frank Gifford
– Donald Faison (@donald_faison) August 9, 2015
We lost a great friend, father, husband and legend. Most of all, a terrific human being. Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee’s beloved passed this am
– Al Roker (@alroker) August 9, 2015
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SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Gajewski