“David Rest Soundly… you have earned your peace,” Henry Winkler tweeted.
“Oh man. He made me and so many laugh,” John Stamos tweeted in response to Winkler’s message. “When I was a kid Henry, I used to sneak on the lot and watch you guys rehearse, then go next door and catch Laverne and Shirley rehearsing (and argue over lines) and I remember watching David and [Michael McKean] just riff and riff. #Ripdavid.”
Kevin Smith also remembered Lander for his impact on the “Clerks” filmmaker’s childhood.
“This funny man made my childhood happier with his work on ‘Laverne & Shirley’ and his guest appearance on @TheSimpsons as himself still makes me laugh today,” Smith tweeted. “Rest In Peace David, and thank you: