Prince Has Died Aged 57: We Look Back On His Movies
Music legend Prince has died aged 57, the BBC have confirmed. He was found at his home in Minnesota, following reports of an illness earlier this week.
Celebrities around the world are expressing their grief and gratitude for the artist's incredible catalogue of music, spanning almost 40 years.
Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 21, 2016
— MC HAMMER (@MCHammer) April 21, 2016
I'm Crushed!! UK news reporting Prince Is Dead?! For Real?! Massive Loss for us all! What a Genius! Speechless.
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) April 21, 2016
He'd recently played himself in Zooey Deschanel's comedy series New Girl.
The lead actress has joined the throngs of fans paying tribute:
Prince was a true gentleman, a king among men. He was as sharp and as talented as they come. I'm so glad I was lucky enough to work with him
— zooey deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel) April 21, 2016
Plus hundreds of musicians and actors around the world:
And just like that...the world lost a lot of magic ✨ Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much...
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) April 21, 2016
Numb. Stunned. This can't be real.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) April 21, 2016
We look back at his incredible film career, beginning with the 1984 movie Purple Rain, which launched his legendary No.2 single of the same name. At the top of this article, you can see the iconic Prince sketch from Chappelle's Show, narrated by Charlie Murphy.
Prince's Most Iconic Movies
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