April 18th, 2012
04:35 PM ET
An entertainment mainstay, Dick Clark touched the lives of countless celebrities before passing away at the age of 82 on April 18. That much was evident as condolences poured in from all corners of the industry on Wednesday:
TV personality Jenny McCarthy, who worked with Clark on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," tweeted Wednesday, "RIP dick Clark. You were amazing to work with. U will be missed. Xxxoo."
Ryan Seacrest, who stepped in to help host Clark's New Year's Eve special after the entertainer suffered a stroke in 2004, said via Twitter, "I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life. My thoughts and prayers are with his family."
Clark's family said in a statement that the legend died Wednesday morning following a heart attack.
Joan Rivers also weighed in via Twitter, writing, "Very sad to hear about Dick Clark. What a great life. What a great career. Relevant until the end. He will be missed!"
Comedian and actor Sinbad said, "Okay people we just lost dick clark. He gave me one of my first jobs in hollywood. I will always be grateful. Gonna miss you brother Clark."
Added Bravo exec and personality Andy Cohen, "RIP Dick Clark! The broadcasting legend will remain a teenager in our memory forever. #Bandstand."
"Glee" actor Matthew Morrison reiterated the thoughts of many as he wrote, "A sad day as we have lost Dick Clark, an American Icon. You will be missed."
And from Snoop Dogg: "REST IN PEACE to the DICK CLARK!! U were pioneer n a good man!! Thank u sir."
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