Hollywood lost an icon Tuesday evening with the death of Garry Marshall. The influential filmmaker died from complications of pneumonia following a stroke at a hospital in Burbank, California. He was 81 years old.
Marshall’s list of credits spans across decades and includes such accomplishments as creating Happy Days, transforming The Odd Couple from a Broadway play to a five-season TV show, and helming Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries.
The New York native touched many lives in and outside of Hollywood.
“Thank you for my professional life,” wrote Happy Days alum Henry Winkler on Twitter. “Thank you for your loyalty, friendship and generosity.”
Here’s a sampling of reactions from those mourning Marshall’s death: