Lena Dunham Remembers ‘Girls’ Co-Star Peter Scolari: “I Couldn’t Have Been Raised Up By A Better TV Papa” – Update

Lena Dunham Remembers ‘Girls’ Co-Star Peter Scolari: “I Couldn’t Have Been Raised Up By A Better TV Papa” – Update
Refresh for updates… Lena Dunham, who created and starred in the HBO series – Girls – that won Peter Scolari an Emmy Award – remembered her co-star in a poignant address on Instagram today, writing, in part, “I couldn’t have been raised up by a better TV papa.”

“The shyest extrovert, the most dramatic comedian, the most humble icon,” writes Dunham of (and to) Scolari, who died today at age 66 of cancer. “You had lived enough life to know that a TV show was just a TV show, but also to appreciate just what it meant to be allowed to play pretend for a living – and you never let us forget that this job was a privilege.

She continues, “I remember when you came back from doing a production of the Music Man somewhere – the theater had basically been a barn, there had been no WiFi and you had no understudy- and
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