Cher, Viola Davis and More Pay Tribute to Olympia Dukakis: ‘An Actor’s Actor’
“I love you more than my luggage,” Olympia Dukakis’ Clairee Belcher says to Shirley MacLaine’s Ouiser Boudreaux in the beloved 1989 movie “Steel Magnolias.”With the news of Dukakis’ death, Hollywood flocked to social media to express similar sentiments and pay their respects to the character actors’ illustrious legacy.
Dukakis died on Saturday at age 89 in New York City.
“After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis,” brother Apollo Dukakis wrote in Facebook post.Cher, who starred in “Moonstruck,” the film for which Dukakis’ won her Academy Award, paid tribute on Twitter.
“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
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