Tributes are pouring in for the late Markie Post, the beautiful actress whose long television career was highlighted by her stint on sitcom Night Court, where she played public defender Christine Sullivan.
Post died at age 70 on Saturday after a long battle with cancer. As word spread of her passing, her former colleagues posted fond remembrances of her.
A few of the early recollections:
This breaks my heart. Markie was just the best. An incredible scene partner and friend. I feel so lucky to have had our time together. I will miss her very much. https://t.co/jGVlJ7qAQ9
— Mary McCormack (@marycmccormack) August 8, 2021
God Bless Markie Post. She was so funny, beautiful and kind; and still is.
— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) August 8, 2021
It was an honor and blessing to work with Markie Post in 'Mary.' Only she could've played Cameron Diaz's mother believably and we were lucky to get her. Her performance was kind and loving and it made all the madness fun and acceptable. We love you, Markie Post. #RIPMarkiePost
— Farrelly Brothers (@farrellybros) August 8, 2021
RIP Markie Post. A very lovely person.
— Brent Spiner (@BrentSpiner) August 8, 2021
I can't believe Markie Post is gone. Such a humble, radiant, thougtful, wonderful spirit. We've known each other for years and have been following each other on Twitter for awhile. Fly with the angels @markie_post ❤️🙏❤️💜
— Lydia Cornell (@LydiaCornell) August 8, 2021
Her grace, her warmth, her intelligence, her compassion, her optimism, her empathy, her humility, her love and devotion to her family. And her flawless comic timing, her beauty, her laugh and more.. pic.twitter.com/EeB6eQJI4e
— John B. Larroquette (@johnlarroquette) August 8, 2021
I am devastated to hear of the passing of my friend Markie Post. She was a true talent. We did Hearts Afire together and to work with her and John was a gift. F&@k Cancer! #MarkiePost pic.twitter.com/b34yR5C5Th
— Ed Asner (@TheOnlyEdAsner) August 8, 2021
Early yesterday morning, I got the news that Markie Post has passed away.
Out of respect for her family, I didn't want to say anything publicly until I saw it in the press.
But, I was shocked and devastated…https://t.co/jOOAAB7ztm
— Marsha Warfield (@MarshaWarfield) August 8, 2021
I’m just heartbroken at the news of Markie’s passing … she was a rock. A light. A great friend and a phenomenal scene partner. She brought sunshine everywhere she went. Prayers. https://t.co/D6mAqEnzBJ pic.twitter.com/Aj9uZG8vPX
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) August 8, 2021