Brittany Murphy has been remembered by many of her friends, family and colleagues after her unexpected death on Sunday . Friends like former flame Ashton Kutcher and co-stars Alicia Silverstone and Donald Faison all mourned the loss of the 32-year-old actress, with others remembering her talent and upbeat demeanor.
“I got to know Brittany when we made the film ’Uptown Girls’,” “New Moon” star Dakota Fanning told E! News in a statement. “We became great friends despite the fact we were many years apart in age. Brittany had such a warm childlike spirit that drew people to her. With her goes a piece of my heart and I will miss her terribly. I know how strong Brittany’s love was for her family and my heart goes out to all of them, especially her mother Sharon. I love you Brittany.”
“Ugly Betty” star Michael Urie, who also starred with Murphy and Fanning in “Uptown Girls,” posted on his Twitter, “RIP Britt, worked with her on my first prof gig. So sweet.”
“Clueless” director Amy Heckerling spoke to Scott Feinberg, remembering the actress as “sweet.” “She was sweet and playful and fun, and a very lovable girl … I’m so sorry for her family, and her mother, who she was so close to. I just can’t imagine what she’s going through.”
Stacey Dash, who starred alongside Murphy in “Clueless,” tweeted, “I am deeply saddened by [Brittany’s] death. She was a bright shining light and I am sorry that we will not get to watch her grow. As an actress she was an inspiration. So good. I will always remember her laugh, it was infectious.”
Wilmer Valderrama starred with Murphy in “Summer Catch” in 2001. The actor tweeted, “Brittany your light, your heart, your spirit … your humble charm to disarm while inspiring anyone to be better. I’ll remember and miss.”