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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
Sending love to @KathieLGifford over the loss of her husband, Frank. You are in our thoughts today.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) 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
My heart goes out to Kathy Lee and the family right now. Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has passed at 84. https://t.co/9XzRLW6oXG
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) 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
Frank Gifford. #RIP https://t.co/GHpf0pgTqc
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) August 9, 2015
My condolences to @KathieLGifford on the passing of sports great, Frank Gifford. Thoughts & prayers to you & the family. xx Marlee.
— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) August 9, 2015
Rest In Peace, Frank Gifford – one of our Giants greats
— Tiki Barber (@TikiBarber) August 9, 2015
RIP my GMAN & broadcasting hero & great guy Frank Gifford & all my love to my friend @KathieLGifford & family for taking care of my man.
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) August 9, 2015
Frank Gifford was an awesome gentleman. My prayers are with @KathieLGifford and their kids.
— Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) August 9, 2015
Sorry to hear HOF/sports broadcasting legend Frank Gifford passed away this morning. My prayers go out to his family.
— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) August 9, 2015
Sorry to hear of Frank Gifford’s passing…Trojan alum, one of the greatest @Giants of all time…thoughts and prayers to @KathieLGifford
— mark mcgrath (@mark_mcgrath) August 9, 2015
So sorry to hear of the passing of Frank Gifford one of the very good guys. Prayers for his family. To Frank godspeed pic.twitter.com/ybKLKcVbTh
— Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) August 9, 2015
So sad to hear about Frank Gifford passing away. He will truly be missed! 🙁 #RIP
— Dennis Haskins (@mrbelding) August 9, 2015
My heart and prayers go out to my friend @KathieLGifford and her children. RIP Frank Gifford.
— Lori Loughlin (@LoriLoughlin) August 9, 2015
Frank Gifford #NFL Icon RIP #BePeaceSunday
— Carl Weathers (@TheCarlWeathers) August 9, 2015
Sad to hear that #FrankGifford has passed away. Honored to have worked w/ him & Jim Mckay. Thinking of Kathie Lee. pic.twitter.com/BnJGmrPZQa
— Robin Roberts (@RobinRoberts) August 9, 2015
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