Some of those millions were her Hollywood peers, and they took to Twitter to react to the news of her death:
I did 2 films with Anne Meara, a lovely, gracious & Funny Lady. We lost one of the Good Ones! RIP Ms Anne.
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) May 25, 2015
ANNE MEARA--- no words. I had the immense honor of working with her. What a legend. My ❤️ and ???????? with her family... #RIPAnneMeara
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) May 25, 2015
Anne Meara was a wonderfully talented and gracious lady. #itsmy2cents
— Larry King (@kingsthings) May 25, 2015
So sad to hear of Anne Meara's passing--such happy memories of working with her on All My Children. My heart goes out to her family.
— Susan Lucci (@Susan_Lucci) May 25, 2015
Rest in peace Anne Meara. Loved her. pic.twitter.com/mX0IN13IKI
— bob saget (@bobsaget) May 25, 2015
I had the honor of meeting Anne Meara a few times. It was a life highlight. RIP pic.twitter.com/eVDlHhvmFJ
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) May 25, 2015
Sad to hear that Anne Meara passed. Truly funny comedienne and life partner of Jerry Stiller. Sending love to Ben and family.
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) May 25, 2015
I had the joy of working with #AnneMeara A kinder, more thoughtful person there never was. A comic legend. Love to Ben's family. RIP
— Lou Diamond Phillips (@LouDPhillips) May 25, 2015
Aww man....RIP to a national treasure Anne Meara. She was timelessly funny.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) May 24, 2015
RIP Anne Meara...had the pleasure of meeting her once, she had me doubled over laughing. A comedy LEGEND. So many condolences @RedHourBen
— Chris Hardwick (@nerdist) May 24, 2015
I was lucky enough to know Anne Meara personally, and I'm very saddened by her passing. She was wonderful. Love to her family. #RIPAnne
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) May 24, 2015
I always loved Anne Meara: funny forever, a terrific actress, & a really fine human being. RIP
— Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) May 24, 2015
— Gilbert Gottfried (@RealGilbert) May 24, 2015
Stiller and Meara have been a wonderful presence in comedy my whole life. Now Anne Meara is gone, and I salute her.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) May 24, 2015
— Rosie (@Rosie) May 24, 2015
On Monday, May 25, Ben himself took to Twitter to share a simple thank you message, acknowledging all the love being sent to his mother:
Thank you so much for all the kind words about Anne. All of us in our family feel so lucky to have had her in our lives.
— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) May 25, 2015
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