Golden Globe Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway took to Instagram to pay her tribute to legendary Broadway dancer Ann Reinking and revealed the impact she had on her as an artist.
Actress and dancer Ann Reinking was reported to have died in her sleep at the age of 71 in a Seattle hotel on Saturday. The devastating news was reported by her aunt Dahrla King. The cause of her death is not yet known.
The legendary name who has many successes in her career is known for her extensive work in musical theater. She is also famous for Broadway productions such as Coco, Over Here !, Goodtime Charley, Chicago, Dancin ‘and Sweet Charity.
Following the sad news, Hathaway shared one of her iconic photos on her Instagram page and penned a respectful letter to her. In her letter, the 38-year-old actress expressed her gratitude to the late dance icon and the impact she had on her as an artist.
Anne Hathaway continued her letter and suggested everyone ‘All That Jazz’ to watch. She claimed that this show would below her fan’s minds and would break their heart.
Here’s what she said:
“My bowler hat is tipped over one eye in appreciation for one of my heroes, Ann Reinking. What a magnificent talent, and how grateful I am for the impact she had on me as an artist.
If you haven’t yet, please watch All That Jazz for Ms. Reinking’s performance. She will blow your mind and break your heart. #RestInPeace”
Additionally, fans and followers jumped to the comment section and shared some memories about the late dance legend.
A fan wrote:
“My favourite childhood film was Annie 1982! And I was in awe of Ann! It was mine and my fathers favourite film we always watched it together and my father passed away in June, I’m devastated! Truly heartbroken.”
Another fan commented:
“Annie was one of my favorite movies growing up! She and her talent will be missed.”
See the Instagram post below.