The unexpected passing of legendary actress Raquel Welch on February 15 at 82 has left Hollywood mourning. Colleagues like Deborah Roberts and Reese Witherspoon paid heartfelt tributes, remembering her remarkable talent and beauty.
Deborah Roberts expressed her sadness, acknowledging Raquel’s impact throughout her career: “I was shocked to learn about Raquel Welch’s death. She was incredibly sophisticated, capable, and beautiful.”
Reese Witherspoon, who co-starred with Raquel in Legally Blonde, shared her shock and praised Raquel’s talent and elegance: “She was simply breathtaking.”
Raquel Welch, known for her versatile acting, portrayed memorable characters. The Muppets fondly remembered her as a favorite guest on The Muppet Show, where she captivated audiences.
Christopher Meloni described Raquel’s passing as a “really weird sensation,” and Paul Feig, who worked with her on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, expressed sadness, calling her a true icon.
Raquel passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness, with a career spanning 50 years, including over 30 movies and 50 TV episodes. She is survived by her children, Tahnee Welch and Damon Welch.