Friends and colleagues remember Cindy Williams

Several people in the entertainment industry took to social media to offer their thoughts and condolences to Williams' family, while sharing memories of the ''hilarious'' actress.

Friends, family and entertainment personalities from across the country have taken to various forms of social media to offer their condolences and memories following the death of Cindy Williams. 

The Laverne & Shirley star died at the age of 75, and based on the response from actors, producers and others in entertainment, it's clear what kind of impact she had on the industry. 

Take a look at just some of the reactions, statements and social posts following Williams' passing, from family, friends and co-stars of the actress. 

Ron Howard - Richie Cunningham on Happy Days

Ron Howard, who played a young Opie Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show and Richie Cunningham on Happy Days, was no stranger to sharing the screen with Williams. He Tweeted the following:

"Her unpretentious intelligence, talent, wit & humanity impacted every character she created & person she worked with. We were paired as actors on 6 different projects. #AmericanGraffiti a couple of dramas & then #HappyDays & #laverneandshirley Lucky me. RIP, Cindy."

Michael McKean - Lenny Kosnowski on Laverne & Shirley

In his breakout role, Michael McKean played neighbor Lenny Kosnowski on Laverne & Shirley. He Tweeted a fond memory while on set. 

"Backstage, Season 1: I'm offstage waiting for a cue. The script's been a tough one, so we're giving it 110% and the audience is having a great time. Cindy scoots by me to make her entrance and with a glorious grin, says: 'Show's cookin!'. Amen. Thank you, Cindy."

Henry Winkler - Fonzie on Happy Days

In response to the Tweet from McKean, Henry Winkler, the star of Happy Days, Tweeted: 

"My condolences for the loss of your incredible friend." 

Winkler added in another Tweet, "What a fine and talented human being! RIP."

Yvette Nicole Brown - Actress from CBS' The Odd Couple

In 2016, Cindy Williams appeared on CBS' The Odd Couple, alongside actress Yvette Nicole Brown. Brown recalled the interaction and collaboration in a Tweet following her death. 

"I hate this so much. I just hate it! Oh how I loved Cindy Williams. When I was blessed to meet her on the set of The Odd Couple she was as lovely as I always imagined she'd be." 

Jason Alexander - George Costanza on Seinfeld

Longtime Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander, who played the memorable character George Costanza on the sitcom, also took to social media to remember Williams. 

"I did not know Cindy Williams but boy did I adore her work, especially the wacky joyful funny pleasure of watching her Laverne [&] Shirley days. I pray she had a good life and send my sympathy to those who knew and loved her."