Tom Sherak, the former President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who passed away after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer, was remembered on Twitter as “one of the good guys” of Hollywood.
Here’s a sample of the Twitter tweets issued about one of the greatest motion picture executives in the business:
It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of Tom Sherak's passing http://t.co/gNKjQun2Zh
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 29, 2014
Tom Sherak , He singularly raised the bar of integrity with those of us who were lucky enough to know him. I did ! What a fine human being.
— The Robert Evans (@The_RobertEvans) January 29, 2014
I'm devastated. The world lost one of the greats! And I lost my friend and mentor. There will never be another l… http://t.co/aECCXCAF59
— Dean Devlin (@Dean_Devlin) January 29, 2014
RIP Tom Sherak. One of the few true white hats in Hollywood. A true loss to the cause of moviemaking in L.A. http://t.co/GQfPgXTzWJ
— Josh Dickey (@NotoriousJLD) January 29, 2014
— Dan Evans (@DanEvans108) January 29, 2014
— Phil Keoghan (@PhilKeoghan) January 29, 2014
— Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) January 29, 2014
Tom Sherak was the rarest of breeds in this business; a truly good man. He will be missed.
— ChristopherMcQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) January 29, 2014
Tom Sherak: Always accessible, didn't hold a grudge even if he hated a story, & awesome source for Dodger tickets. http://t.co/o1y5t5LLIT
— Steve Pond (@stevepond) January 29, 2014
— Kristyn Burtt (@KristynBurtt) January 29, 2014