EntertainmentCelebrities Abe Vigoda dead: Celebrities react By Georgia Kral Updated January 27, 2016 10:52 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Celebrities are mourning the death of character actor Abe Vigoda, who died in his sleep Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at the age of 94, according to The Associated Press. Dane Cook, Matt Lauer, Rosie Perez and more took to Twitter to remember Vigoda, while Robert Duvall issued a statement to the AP. Vigoda was best known for his role as Sal Tessio in "The Godfather" and for his work on the television series "Barney Miller." Scroll down to see how stars are remembering him. Robert Duvall Photo Credit: Getty Images / Robyn Beck The actor said in a statement to the AP Tuesday it was "great working with Abe in 'The Godfather' and wonderful to have him among us. We had some great memories together and he will really be missed." Carson Daly Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jason Kempin "RIP. Such a sweet man," the "Today" and "The Voice" host tweeted. "God Bless his family." Andy Richter Photo Credit: AndyRichter via Twitter Actor and comedian Andy Richter posted this film strip of himself with Abe Vigoda on Twitter, writing, simply, "We'll miss you, Abe." Orlando Jones Photo Credit: Getty Images / Astrid Stawiarz Actor Orlando Jones tweeted, "RIP Abe Vigoda - Met him at the 55th Annual NY Emmy Awards. Great guy." Meredith Viera Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown TV's Meredith Viera tweeted, "Abe Vigoda was one of the nicest guys in the business ... talent with a capital 'T' and so sweet. He always left me with a smile on my face." Larry King Photo Credit: Getty Images / Imeh Akpanudosen King tweeted, "#AbeVigoda is gone. What a life. What a career. What a warm & funny man he was. His performance in 'Godfather' still amazes me." Rosie Perez Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andrew H. Walker "No! Fish is gone! God rest his talented soul!" the actress tweeted. Dane Cook Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter "I met Abe Vigoda at a urinal. He was so kind," the comedian posted on Twitter. "I told him I loved his work and he said, 'right now?' His portrayal of Sal Tessio! RIP sir." Griffin Dunne Photo Credit: Getty Images / Rommel Demano "#RIPAbeVigoda speechless," the actor tweeted. Al Roker Photo Credit: Getty Images / Rodrigo Varela "Sad news. Abe Vigoda, who played Det. Fish Barney Miller, was 94," the "Today" anchor tweeted. Patton Oswalt Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter "The Grim Reaper just checked the last name off his bucket list & sighed. #RIPAbeVigoda," the comedian Patton Oswalt tweeted. Matt Lauer Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Loccisano "Abe Vigoda is gone," the "Today" anchor tweeted. "He made me smile every time he walked into our studio and brightened our day. Thank you Abe for your grace and humor." Sen. Chuck Schumer Photo Credit: Getty Images "St. Peter, couldn't you have let Abe Vigoda off the hook, for old times' sake?" tweeted Sen. Schumer. "#RIP one of Brooklyn's great actors." By Georgia Kral Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Abe Vigoda, 'Godfather' actor, dies at 94The actor's daughter told the AP he passed in his sleep. Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies at 55: ReportHere are the actors, musicians, athletes, politicians and other well-known names we've recently said goodbye to. 'The best there is': Celebrities mourn David Bowie's deathDavid Bowie died after an 18-month battle with cancer. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.