- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Some celebrity reaction to the death of actress Patty Duke:

“Brave, outspoken & humanitarian who played Helen Keller in ‘Miracle Worker,’ Oscar winner Patty Duke passed. I will miss her.” - Marlee Matlin.

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“Today, my heart aches for Anna’s (aka @pattyduke_id’s) big beautiful family, but I know she’s in a better place. I will miss her every day but I will find comfort in the words of Helen Keller. ‘The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.’” - Melissa Gilbert, who worked with Duke in the 1979 TV movie “The Miracle Worker.”

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“Thank you for sharing your talent with us for all these years.” - Rose McGowan.

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“I admired Patty Duke for her bravery & work on mental health issues. And, what an actress!” - Larry King.

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“So sad to hear of @pattyduke_id’s passing. She was a wonderful and talented person. I loved getting to work with her. XO.” - Chris Colfer, who played opposite Duke on a 2013 episode of “Glee.”

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“Devastated to hear of the passing of the amazing Patty Duke. Legendary actor Eloquent humanitarian.” - Holly Robinson Peete.

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“So saddened to hear about the death of my TV Grandma Patty Duke. It was an honor to get to work with you. You’ve left a mark on this world that will be here long after I’m gone too. All my love to you and your family.” - Joey Bragg, who worked with Duke on the series “Liv and Maddie.”

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“Rest with the Angels, Patty Duke. Thoughts and prayers are with all that love her.” - Alyssa Milano.

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“Such a sad passing of Patty Duke, way too young, such a long career of impressive work and service. RIP.” - Willie Garson.

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“RIP Patty Duke - a wonderful actress.” - Lynda Carter.

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