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Elaine Stritch dies at age 89; Hollywood tributes pour in

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Legendary Broadway and Emmy-winning actress Elaine Stritch died at her home on Thursday, her spokesman confirmed; she was 89. Aside from theater, Stritch was a bold personality known to audiences of all generations, from television shows in the 1950s to her role as Alec Baldwin’s character’s hilariously sharp-tongued mother on NBC’s “30 Rock.”

Shortly after the news broke, some of Stritch’s famous fans were already tweeting their condolences about the beloved star:

 

Emily Yahr covers pop culture and entertainment for the Post. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyYahr.

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