Steve Jobs' Death: Hollywood Honors the Visionary


Producers, directors, actors and musicians were all moved to share their thoughts on the recently departed Apple co-founder.

Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs left behind a strong legacy in the world of technology and personal computing, but judging by the sheer number of Hollywood personalities that felt the need to share their condolencs on Twitter, his influence went far beyond that.

Reality stars, actors, directors and comedians all shared their thoughts -- all of them seemingly heartfelt.

A few of the most notable Tweets:

Actor and comedian Albert Brooks

Had the pleasure of working for him and knowing him. He was our Edison. R.I.P. Steve Jobs.

Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau

We lost a man of true vision today. Condolences to the whole Apple family.

Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof

Steve Jobs. On behalf of every dreamer sitting in his or her garage who is crazy enough to try to change the world, you will be missed.

How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris

Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. Your genius will live on for generations to come...

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Community star Donald Glover

R.I.P. Steve Jobs. I can honestly say you changed my life and the world many times over.

Internet personality Wil Wheaton

iRIP, Steve Jobs. Thank you for making incredible things, so we can live in the future.

Model and talk show host Tyra Banks

As I type on my iPhone, tears spring2 my eyes4an amazingMan I never met. His genius has touched us all. Steve Jobs, you will b/with us 4ever

Jay Manuel of America's Next Top Model

May he RIP... Steve was a groundbreaking genius who changed the face of computing! ;-(

Actress Rose McGowan

I am beyond sad about Steve Jobs' passing. Beyond.

Writer-director-actor Harry Shearer

Steve, thank you for changing our lives for the better.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World director Edgar Wright

Farewell and R.I.P. Steve Jobs. Written from a Macbook.

The Office writer-actress Mindy Kaling

Hard not to think how much Steve Jobs could've done with more years. So sad. You're the best, Steve.

Star Trek star LeVar Burton

Even though I never met him, I'm feeling the loss of Steve Jobs on a very personal level.

Skateboard star Tony Hawk

Steve Jobs was the man.

Fall Out Boy member Pete Wentz

RIP steve jobs. true legend.

Comedian Patton Oswalt

RIP Steve Jobs. Closest thing we had to Tony Stark.

Actor Steven Weber

" life's change agent..." Steve Jobs

Bachelorette Host Chris Harrison

RIP genius Steve Jobs. Incredibly sad. Thx for all the gifts he left us

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington

Damn. People like steve jobs are supposed to live forever

Technology pundit Robert Scoble

Steve Jobs has died, Apple has reported. We have lost a great one.

TV host Suze Orman

So very sad that Steve Jobs has died. What a brilliant and kind man. We will miss you Steve.

Model and talk show host Tyra Banks

As I type on my iPhone, tears spring2 my eyes4an amazingMan I never met. His genius has touched us all. Steve Jobs, you will b/with us 4ever

Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher

Avatar in memory of #stevejobs [Kutcher changed his profile photo to an Apple logo featured Jobs in silhouette]

Comedian Jeffrey Ross

Sad day. Apple's Steve Jobs bytes the dust. But the good news is he backed himself up. #roastinpeace

Actress Busy Phillipps

RIP Steve Jobs. What an incredible man. He will leave a legacy that will go far beyond his inventions...

Chuck star Zachary Levi

May we all aspire to change the world the way Steve Jobs has. We've only one life. Make the best of it. #ripstevejobs

Comedian Joe Rogan

Steve Jobs has died and left behind the greatest computer company the world has ever known. A vision reached, a dream fulfilled

John Hodgman, the "PC" from the Mac commercials

Everything good I have done, I have done on a Mac.