Hollywood Remembers Michelle McNamara: Elijah Wood, Margaret Cho React
The crime writer and wife of Patton Oswalt was 46.
Michelle McNamara, a crime writer and wife of actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, died in her sleep Thursday at age 46.
McNamara, who graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Minnesota, founded breaking-news and cold-case website True Crime Diary.
Following the news of McNamara's death on Friday, members of Hollywood, including Elijah Wood, Margaret Cho and Billy Eichner, took to social media to share their condolences.
My heart and thoughts and best wishes go out to @pattonoswalt and his family.— Ken Jeong (@kenjeong) April 23, 2016
Sending so much love to you @pattonoswalt— Tatiana Maslany (@tatianamaslany) April 23, 2016
My heart goes to the Oswalt family.— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) April 23, 2016
@pattonoswalt my deepest condolences Patton.— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) April 23, 2016
Absolutely crushed for my friend @pattonoswalt and his daughter...my thoughts and prayers are with you.— Kevin James (@KevinJames) April 23, 2016
Such sad, heartbreaking news about Michelle McNamara. Sending lots of love to @pattonoswalt. So, so sorry.— Eugene Mirman (@EugeneMirman) April 23, 2016
I love you @pattonoswalt. We all do.— billy eichner (@billyeichner) April 23, 2016
Utterly shocked &distraught-total disbelief, I had the biggest woman crush on Michelle &I wish I had known her better @pattonoswalt ANYTHING— Laura Silverman (@LauraJSilverman) April 23, 2016
@pattonoswalt We are so sorry for your loss. We love you and feel for you.— Kevin Nealon (@kevin_nealon) April 23, 2016
@pattonoswalt Patton, I am so incredibly sorry. Love to you and your family.— sleep lord (@gerardway) April 23, 2016
Oh my god @pattonoswalt. Deepest condolences to you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. This is terrible.— Riki Lindhome (@rikilindhome) April 23, 2016
Condolences to Patton Oswalt. I can't imagine much worse than this. https://t.co/ZQGK7SSPfM— Hart Hanson (@HartHanson) April 23, 2016
Totally devastated for one of my all time favorites. Praying for you tonight Patton. We are here for you. https://t.co/XWzPHUICfX— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) April 23, 2016
No words. Love to Patton and family.— Matt Mira (@MattMira) April 23, 2016
My heart goes out to @pattonoswalt— Will Arnett™ (@arnettwill) April 23, 2016
and his family.
We love you man
If you love @pattonoswalt , now would be a good time to let him know.— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) April 23, 2016
Heart goes out to @pattonoswalt and his family— josh groban (@joshgroban) April 23, 2016
My heart is heavy for you @pattonoswalt I can't.— christina applegate (@1capplegate) April 23, 2016
Love to @pattonoswalt and his family.— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) April 23, 2016
All my love to you @pattonoswalt— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) April 23, 2016
Sending thoughts + love to @pattonoswalt— Abbi Jacobson (@abbijacobson) April 23, 2016
We are sending all of our love to you @pattonoswalt.— Mark Duplass (@MarkDuplass) April 23, 2016
@pattonoswalt I'm so very sorry for your loss.— Rachel Dratch (@TheRealDratch) April 23, 2016
It can't possibly mean anything, but @pattonoswalt has a couple of people here who are sending him and his family a lot of love right now.— Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) April 23, 2016
One of my favorite dinners was with @pattonoswalt and Michelle. I felt greedy, I couldn't get enough of her stories. All my love to you— Kristen Schaal (@kristenschaaled) April 23, 2016