Blake Lively is thinking of her late father Ernie Lively amid news of his death. He was 74.The Gossip Girl actress, 33, shared a photo with her dad to her Instagram Stories and captioned the image with a heart.In the snap, she rested her head on Ernie’…
Blake Lively is thinking of her late father Ernie Lively amid news of his death. He was 74.
The Gossip Girl actress, 33, shared a photo with her dad to her Instagram Stories and captioned the image with a heart.
In the snap, she rested her head on Ernie's shoulder, while he gave her a loving kiss.
Meanwhile, Blake's husband, Ryan Reynolds, 44, shared his wife's tribute via his own Instagram Story.
Ernie passed away following cardiac complications in Los Angeles on June 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was with his entire family at the time of his death.
Ernie was a longtime actor who is best known for his role in Passenger 57 (1992) and starring as Blake's dad in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films.
His other acting credits were in Shocker (1989), Air America (1990), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), American Pie 2 (2001) and Mulholland Falls (1996).
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Ernie suffered prior health complications when he had a heart attack in 2003, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
In November 2013, he received stem-cell therapy as part of an experimental retrograde gene procedure.
He is survived by his children Blake, Jason, 53, Eric, 39, Robyn, 49, Lori, 54, wife Elaine and sister Judith.
Ernie and Elaine tied the knot in 1979 and later welcomed Eric and Blake. He adopted Robyn, Lori and Jason, Elaine's three kids from a previous marriage.
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