How the Cast Reacted to Strickland’s Death
The cast was obviously shaken by Strickland’s passing and paid tribute to the actor with a series of public statements. I am devastated by the loss of my best friend,” said star Brooke Sheilds. “I pray to God David’s pure heart is now at peace.”
Judd Nelson also released a statement. “David was a good friend, a good man, and a truly gifted comic actor,”he said. “…I miss him already.” Kathy Griffin had a more controversial statement following his death. She believed that Strickland’s farewell episode was “tacky” because it was filmed too soon.