Lively died of cardiac issues in Los Angeles on June 3, his consultant, Julie Smith, confirmed to USA Today.
The actress has since shared in her Instagram stories
an image of herself snuggling up to her father, her head resting on his shoulder. She added a brown coronary heart emoji to the publish.
The “Gossip Girl” alum’s husband, Ryan Reynolds
, additionally shared the publish.
Lively Sr. had greater than 100 appearing credit to his title, together with roles in TV exhibits “The Waltons,” “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The X-Files” and “That ’70s Show.”
His big-screen appearances included movies resembling “American Pie 2
,” “Air America” and “Turner & Hooch.”
In 2005, he famously performed Blake Lively’s character’s father in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
” and reprised his function for the film’s 2008 sequel.
“Traveling Pants” co-star Amber Tamblyn additionally paid tribute on Instagram.
Writing in her Instagram tales, she stated: “Rest In Peace, our dear wonderful Sisterhood set papa: Ernie Lively. What a funny, kind, generous soul. You will be missed but never forgotten. We love you. @blakelively I love you my sister.”
actor Jim Beaver
tweeted: “My buddy, fellow actor, fellow Marine Vietnam vet Ernie Lively has died at 74. I hadn’t seen much of him since he moved away from LA, but I treasure all my memories of working and hanging out with him. Welcome home, Marine.”