Dolly Parton has written a heartfelt tribute to “certainly one of (her) favorite individuals”, Olympia Dukakis.
The nation music legend starred alongside the late actress 1989’s Metal Magnolias, and in an announcement to U.S. TV present At this time, the Jolene star stated she was “so sorry to listen to” her co-star had handed away.
“She has been certainly one of my favourite people who I’ve ever recognized or labored with. I actually received very near her and felt like we had been good buddies,” recalled Dolly. “Regardless that I did not get to see her a lot, I considered her usually and knew that she was such a top quality human being. She will likely be missed by her followers, her household, and people of us that had been fortunate sufficient to get to know her personally.”
One other of Olympia’s Metal Magnolias co-stars, Sally Subject, additionally shared her tribute on Twitter.
“What can I say however I cherished her? Everybody cherished her,” she wrote. “She was a present..distinctive and proficient and certainly one of a sort. Relaxation in peace my buddy Olympia.”
And Cher, who performed the daughter of Olympia’s character in 1987’s Moonstruck, revealed she final spoke to Olympia just lately.
“Olympia Dukakis Was an Superb, Academy Award Profitable Actress. Olympia Performed My Mother In Moonstruck, & Even Although Her Half was That Of a Struggling Spouse, We (laughed) ALL The Time… I Talked To Her 3Wks In the past. Rip Pricey One (sic),” she tweeted.
Olympia handed away at her dwelling in New York Metropolis on Saturday on the age of 89.