Actress Blake Lively lost her father, Ernie Lively, last week due to cardiac complications. In his memory, the actress paid a sweet homage dedicated to him.
Blake took to her official Instagram handle to post a throw photograph of her with her dadon her story. In the photo, she is leaning her head on her father’s shoulder as he kisses her forehead. Blake used a brown heart along with the picture. The Gossip Girl star’s husband Ryan Reynolds also shared a photograph of the late actor on his Instagram story.
Ernie worked in Hollywood for nearly 5 decades and left behind a legacy with his monumental work in various films and show including The Dukes of Hazzard, Turner & Hooch, Falcon Crest, Malibu Shores, The X-Files, The West Wing, That '70s Show, Murder, Mulholland Falls, The Beverly Hillbillies, Passenger 57, The Man in the Moon, Showdown in Little Tokyo, Air America, and Shocker.
Blake and her dad were seen together on the big screen in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel. The father-daughter duo also appeared in the 2006 slasher film Simon Says.
Five out of Ernie's eight kids pursued acting after following in his footsteps, including sons Jason and Eric and daughters Blake, Lori, and Robyn.