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Aug. 12 2014, Published 11:31 a.m. ET

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A laundry list of Hollywood luminaries paid homage to Robin Williams following the actor’s tragic suicide at 63 in his Tiburon, Calif. home on Monday, marking arguably the largest social media outpour for a celebrity’s death since Michael Jackson’s June 2009 passing.

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A laundry list of Hollywood luminaries paid homage to Robin Williams following the actor’s tragic suicide at 63 in his Tiburon, Calif. home on Monday, marking arguably the largest social media outpour for a celebrity’s death since Michael Jackson’s June 2009 passing.

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matthew morrison

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Source: Twitter

Glee’s Matthew Morrison called Williams one of the “most talented and creative people that ever lived."

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anna kendrick

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Source: Twitter

Anna Kendrick referenced Williams’ 1991 Peter Pan adaptation Hook, writing, “O Captain! My Captain! Rise up and hear the bells. Rise up, for you the flag is flung, for you the bugle trills.”

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kirstie alley

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Kirstie Alley kept it simple, alluding to how Williams “made the world laugh for decades.”

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sesame street

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Source: Twitter

Sesame Street, the iconic show which Williams appeared on, noted how Williams always helped people “laugh and smile.”

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barack obama

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Source: Twitter

President Barack Obama noted in a statement how the versatile entertainer excelled at “touching every element of the human spirit,” and called him “one of a kind” in a tweet.

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mia farrow

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Mia Farrow sent a flurry of tweets related to the death, saying how the Cadillac Man star was “so loved.”

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mara wilson

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Mara Wilson, Williams’ Mrs. Doubtfire costar, said she was “probably going to be taking some time off it for a while” to mourn her co-star.

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ellen degeneres

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Source: Twitter

Ellen Degeneres proclaimed her disbelief of the day’s events, saying she was “heartbroken” by the news.

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bob saget

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Fellow comic Bob Saget remembered of Williams, “His heart was as big as his genius.”

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kevin spacey

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Source: Twitter

Fellow Oscar winner Kevin Spacey said he’ll miss his Shrink co-star “beyond measure.”

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steve martin

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Williams’ longtime colleague Steve Martin characterized the late comic as a “mensch, great talent, acting partner, and genuine soul.”

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tom bergeron

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Dancing with the Stars host Tom Bergeron linked to a fond memory of Williams when he appeared on Hollywood Squares.

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sarah michelle gellar

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Williams’ most recent major co-star on CBS’ The Crazy Ones, showed off a collage of images of herself with the late A-lister.

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mindy kaling

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Mindy Kaling, reminiscing how she was named after Pam Dawber’s character on Williams’ show Mork & Mindy, said the actor “meant so much, to so many, so far away.”

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jared leto

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Jared Leto, another fellow Oscar winner, thanked the late star for teaching “us how to stand on the edge, fearless and shine."

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