The cast of CBS Police series, "Blue Bloods," was thrown into mourning following the death of the show's beloved producer, Leonard Goldberg, who died at 85.
"Blue Bloods" cast took to social media to share their grief after it was announced that the series' producer, Leonard Goldberg, had died.
Producer Leonard Goldberg attends LACMA's 50th Anniversary Gala at LACMA on April 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California | Photo: Getty Images
Leonard Goldberg died on Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as a result of the injuries he sustained after a fall. He was aged 85.
In an Instagram post, actor Donnie Wahlberg, who plays Danny Reagan in the series, shared a photo showing himself and Leonard. In his caption to the post, Donnie recalled the day he met Leonard ten years ago.
He also stated how, after ten years and many scenes of "Blue Bloods," he was still hoping to live up to Mr. Leonard's faith in him. He described Leonard as a mentor, friend, and father, who left a great impact on the world.
Amy Carlson, who played "Linda Reagan" in the show, tweeted about Leonard, describing him as a mountain in the entertainment industry.
Hank Chen, who portrays Harry Bell in the series, also paid tribute to Leonard via a tweet. He narrated how Leonard signed off on his second acting job, which was "Blue Bloods," and described him as a legend.
In a tweet, another "Blue Bloods" star, Nick Turturro, shared his grief at Leonard's death. Nick added that it was a great experience to know and work with the late icon.
Actress Abigail Hawk replied to a CBS tweet about the late producer and said, "Rest in Peace, Leonard." Asides "Blue Blood," Leonard Goldberg produced many great series and movies, including "Charlie's Angels" and "War Games."
He also served as ABC's program chief and 20th Century Fox' president. He had a renowned partnership with Aaron Spelling that saw the duo produce many hit television shows.
His accomplishments led to his induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2006. Goldberg also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame.
Producer Leonard Goldberg, actors Donnie Wahlberg, Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes and producer Kevin Wade arrive to a screening | Getty Images
He is an act that will be greatly missed, but his legacy will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Leonard Goldberg.
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