— Stern Show (@sternshow) September 22, 2014
A legacy remembered. Eric "The Actor" Lynch passed away this past weekend at the age of 39. The Howard Stern Show personality was honored following his death by celebrities and his colleagues.
Stars took to social media after the news broke with outpourings of grief and remembrances for Lynch. The late actor was rushed to a Sacramento hospital on Saturday, Sept. 20, after suffering from cardiac problems, TMZ reported.
Howard Stern, who worked with Eric the Actor for years, remembered his late friend on his radio show on Monday, Sept. 22. "I loved Eric," he said. "I truly, truly loved him… he was the greatest."
Below, other tributes to Lynch.
Zach Braff tweeted, "RIP ?#EricTheActor?. If there's an after-life I hope you're bigger than Johnny Depp."
Jimmy Kimmel wrote, "Eric the Actor was my all-time favorite @HowardStern caller and I will miss him terribly #ByeForNow"
Jeff Probst tweeted, "If you haven't heard, @howardstern fans, Eric The Actor has passed away. Thanks for the entertainment. RIP."
Zac Efron said, "#EricTheActor you will be missed. Sending my condolences to all of Eric's family and friends. #ByeForNow."
Artie Lange added, "So sorry to hear about Eric the Actor. He truly didn't care what u thought of him. Which in some ways made him happier than us all. Miss u!"
Ike Barinholtz tweeted, "Very sad to hear about @EricTheActor11 passing away. I hope he's somewhere watching American Idol and drinking a Pepsi #EricTheActor."
Andy Cohen wrote, "RIP Eric the Actor. One of the great Stern callers ever. He was incredibly entertaining for many years. :-("
Adam Scott said, "RIP .@EricTheActor Such a bummer."
Bob Harper tweeted, "Just found out my favorite wack packer on the @sternshow Eric the Actor died. So sad. RIP."
Wanda Sykes said, "Sad to hear about the passing of #EricTheActor. He was one of my favorite callers. #ByeForNow."
Albie Manzo added, "RIP to Eric the Actor. Was a huge fan of his, very sad news."
Jerry O'Connell wrote, "#EricTheActor God bless you Eric. You were very brave and will always be in my prayers."
Jonah Hill said, "I just found out that Eric The Actor passed away. He entertained me for years. So sad that this great man left us. RIP Eric."
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