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January 29, 2015
Blessed to have enjoyed your performances
May 25, 2014
You are missed in a world that needs laughter a gifted wonderful person and a great television personality. I grew up watching you and will keep you in my childhood memories, Thank you Charles and God keep you.
February 08, 2014
Will always miss you. You are a wonderful actor, director, friend to the fans. You always made me laugh. I hope to see you in heaven.
Love
Ruth Cherrick, (Tucson, AZ)
September 21, 2013
A wonderful and talented actor. You are sorely missed.
March 09, 2013
To Charles Nelson Reilly,
You were a great actor on Charles in Charge, Car 54 where are you? etc. My prayers are with you Mr. Reilly. Lisa Weiner
March 03, 2013
Rest In Peace, Mr. Reilly. See You On The Other Side Some Beautiful Day.
July 06, 2012
What a generous and lovely man to share his story in The Life of Reilly. I laughed and I cried watching him tell his story. Thank you Charles. There will never be another you. You are going to be missed. xx
June 14, 2012
Charles Nelson Reilly Greatest Stars on
Tv & Movies
March 16, 2010
For Charles...

My friend...you had
a great run.

WEEP NOT FOR ME


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour of need, I will be there to comfort you. I will share your tears, your joys, your fears, your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels, and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses the flowers. I am the calm that follows a raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats among the garden of God, and I am pure white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die, as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.


© Joe Fazio
~
jfazio@gmail.com /Joe Fazio,
Beverly Hills, California
April 21, 2009
i really enjoyed you on hollywood squares your humor will be missed
April 05, 2009
Dear Mr. Reilly:
Thank you for many warm memories and the inspiration to just be Myself [another stagestruck Young Gay Boy who survived the gritty North End of Hartford]. I loved your Humor and God-given Talents. Am so glad that You did "save it for the stage" and with the film, for our future(s). May You rest in Peace! Blessings to You & Your Beloved Patrick!
Sincerely,
Richard Hammer
Vine Street School Alum
April 05, 2009
Dear Mr. Reilly:
Thank You for a lifetime of warm memories & encouragement [albeit unbeknownst to You] to just be Myself...another stagestruck Gay boy who grew up in the gritty North End of Hartford, CT....May You rest in Peace (or is it Peas?)...written with Love and Respect for Your Talents!
Sincerely,
Richard Hammer
San Francisco, CA [Oz]
January 13, 2009
Charles, you always made my family laugh (a lot) thanks for all the good memories.
December 18, 2008
Rest in Peace Charles...You made me laugh for many years and you will be missed.
December 17, 2008
What a great guy! I wish I could tell a personal story- I was only able to laugh hard at his antics and humor on TV. He will truly be missed by many, & I am among them.
December 04, 2008
Your glass was always full. We will miss your greatness, and sense of humor. You were one of the giants in show- biz
July 18, 2008
you were one of the funniest person
I know! Loved watching you on T. V.
Rest In Peace.
January 08, 2008
I knew Charles when he was a 24 year old supporting actor at the Starlight Theatre in Kansas City in 1955. He was a delight to be around and a darn good actor. May he rest in peace.
October 17, 2007
Thank you for being such a special part of my childhood. I can still and will always hear your laughter.
October 12, 2007
We're told laughter is the best medicine. THANK YOU for healing so many on and off the stage.
August 15, 2007
Charles was the greatest theater director who ever graced the stage and rehearsal hall of the Burt Reynolds Dinner theater in Jupiter. He helped us all to see things that we had not seen...in props,in dialogue, in relationships and theatrical space. Sitting in rehearsal with Charles was a delight. The world has not only lost a light of laughter and mirth, but a light in the theater. My prayer is that those who had the honor of sitting at his feet will coninue to carry that theatrical light forward to future generations of aspiring actors. The theater was a better place because of Charles.I never learned so much from a director.
And besides all of this, he was a very, very funny man!
August 14, 2007
My favorite story Charles told was when he was a struggling actor and so poor that all he and his dog had to eat was spagetti, so when he took the dog out for a "walk," everyone thought the dog had a horrible case of worms!
It may seem inappropriate, but it was completely Charles!
I never laughed harder than when I was with Charles...especially the time he was running late for a rehearsal and pulled up in his car wearing a baseball cap, opened the trunk and took out a toupe and a roll of duct tape, whipped off his hat, slapped a circle of tape on his head and plopped the toupe in place with a single slap!
Charles gave me great confidence, a birthday that lasted a week, my first dinner at Sardi's and enough laughter for a liftime!
May peace be with him.
August 14, 2007
Love from all the Nemec Family.

And from your 1981 "BRDT" class of Apprentices.

Thanks for you humor! (Authentic Transformation is not possible without loads of humor!)

Thanks for being real, always. YOU.

...And when things got tough backstage and jealousies loomed among the younger actors and actresses, Charles would shout with his baseball cap over his face, revealing his bald spot, and his shirt falling out the front of his baggy shorts, EVERYBODY IS FINE AND EVERYTHING IS ALL RIGHT!

Ah, Charles, Chuck, Charles! Final Act? "And that's Theater, babies!"

Love, Love, Love
August 13, 2007
I LOVED YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR,YOU WOULD MISSED ,LOTS OF LAUGHS, REST IN PEACE.
August 08, 2007
A generous teacher. A true original and a great artist. How lucky your students were and how you will be missed.
August 06, 2007
What a funny man. God Bless You !!
August 05, 2007
As a Jersey City native I shall miss Charles' wonderful Bronx humour and great mind. May his soul rest in peace.
July 31, 2007
Charles - quick witted and quirky, never missed a beat. A comedian's comedian and an all around great guy. As expressed by many, he will be missed. When they made him, they broke the mold. Godspeed.
July 31, 2007
Charles, you were the one who had me on the floor in laughter. I love and miss you and your witty ways. I will never forget some of your humorous answers on Hollywood Squares. I think you were the main reason I watched daily. When there is lightning, its your sharp wit, the thunder is the heavens rolling with laughter and the rain is our tears missing you. Rest in Peace my friend.
July 31, 2007
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE GREAT SHOWS ON MATCH GAME!!! YOU WERE VERY FUNNY WITH THE OTHER PANELISTS. SAY HELLO TO GENE AND THANK YOU FOR ALL THE LAUGHTER!!!
July 30, 2007
We loved you in all the show you were in. Dora
July 26, 2007
Charles,
May you rest in peace and in Heaven keep them laughing, you certainly made me. Will miss You!
July 25, 2007
Be where you are Charles...at peace. I thank God I had the chance to know and love you! Thank you for it all!
July 24, 2007
Be Where You Are Charles..at Peace. I Thank God I Knew You and Loved You! Thank You For It All! Manhattens Coming Up...Screw The Cherries! xoxxoxo Whiteshirts
July 23, 2007
Charles,
I enjoyed you on the games show - you brought a lot of excitement to the show. You are going to be sadly missed. May God bless and keep your family.
July 23, 2007
"I never learned so much while laughing so hard. Charles had the uncanny ability to wrap essential acting (and life) lessons in gales of laughter.

Tricky stuff, that. If you weren't listening you would miss the point and just wind up with aching ribs.

I think I miss that the most.

That and the way he was able to find the things -- the little truths -- that weren't on the page, but somehow -- if you trusted him to follow through, to play them -- they would make the play and your performance better.

Of course, I still look for free food and drinks every chance I get!

Thanks, Charles."

Ken Kay Class of '81
July 22, 2007
Charles you will be sadly missed. I always considered you and especially Mr. Reynolds genious of comedy. God bless!!
July 22, 2007
Charles - you knew I was a single struggling mom and you were always so friendly with my children. You always took the time to chat with them
Whenever you saw me you always yelled out "Hey New York" - the nickname you gave me
You will be missed
June 15, 2007
Charles- you will always be in our hearts... you were a great friend and you will be missed very much. We love you Charles and we will see you again someday. God Bless
June 11, 2007
I have enjoyed his entertainment throughout the years. I especially Loved him on Match Game. He will be greatly missed!
June 08, 2007
Dear Charles, You were so kind to me when I was a struggling actress working at Sardi's and studying at H.B. Studios. As you noted how kind Vincent Sardi had been to you when you were struggling you were that way to me. Sadly Vincent passed also recently so maybe you are up there with him having some Cannoloni! Years later you worked on a show with my husband and brought a Sardi's Hat for me. A gift I will cherish forever. I am so glad I was privileged to see your one man show -it was so great!
God Bless you and keep them laughing up there. You were loved and lovely and will be missed.Your fellow Bronxite and thespian, Ann Gagen
June 08, 2007
Always loved him. Didn't know he was gay; who cared. He was funny and that was the important thing. I loved Johnny Mathis before I knew he was gay and I still love him. Gay is just an adjective and not the person. I'll miss his humor and can picture some of his remarks on the game shows in my mind; those kind of game shows were a lot more fun than the stupid junk you have today. Sorry he suffered for so long. God Bless Barry
June 07, 2007
My heart goes out to Charles Nelson Reilly's family. I enjoyed his humor through the years gone by and will miss his smile. Thanks for the memories, Charles!
June 07, 2007
I was saddened to learn of Mr. Reilly's passing. We loved him here in the the Palm Beaches. I so enjoyed it when he appeared at the Burt Reynolds Jupiter Dinner Theater...what a joy to see him in action! We, like so many, will miss him. May you rest in peace, dear funny man.
June 06, 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly:
A man who will be missed in all of our lives as he touched so many of us with something that either mad us laugh or cry so hard it was funny.

Thank You Charles Nelson Reilly

Thank You
June 06, 2007
The whole world misses you for your laughter,your great antics, for you!
You made so many people happy and we all will remember what a funny person you are. You made your parents proud!
June 05, 2007
Mr. Reilly provided me with many moments of laughter during my youth, at a time when there was very little to smile at in my life. Rest in Peace.
June 04, 2007
I remember him on the match game show.He will surely be missed.You will never be forgotten.
June 04, 2007
Goodbye to you, Charles Nelson Reilly. You brought laughter and smiles to a long chorus line of appreciative viewers on the squak box for several decades and shall continue to do so in the land of re-runs. We judge not your life-choice, but rather your choice of words which made us laugh and sometimes made us think, a bit. You'll be with us for a long time, ... a fitting memorial to your being!
June 04, 2007
He was a hero to all of us, and made being a gay man on TV socially acceptable. I'll miss you!
June 04, 2007
I'll be 40 this year and I will remember this wonderful man's laughter for all my life. It's a good childhood memory that will make me smile forever. God Bless to him and his loves.
June 04, 2007
Rest in Peace.....
June 04, 2007
will miss seeing you on tv.
June 04, 2007
See ya on the other side? Miss you!
June 04, 2007
I always liked the Ghost and Mrs. Muir, that was my favorite at the time. The story is a timeless classic!
June 04, 2007
how fortunate the world has been to have had you with us. putting smiles and laughter in our hearts. So many will remember you charles nelson reilly , rest in peace, thank you
June 04, 2007
I remember him as a child on a saturday morning cartoon, then match game, see you in syndications charles.
June 04, 2007
What a great loss. I'm still enjoying reruns of 'The Match Game', and I'm still laughing! Charles is such a character! He will be missed by all his many fans. May the many great memories you have of Charles comfort you through the tough times ahead.
June 03, 2007
To,the,family stay strong and take care of each others.Rember the good times,Charels was incrediable own Match Games and Hollywood Squares.Sleep own Chuck you made us laugh so don't make them laugh to hard .But sleep own to the family pray and stay together rember God makes no mistakes.When it times to check out you have to check out.No one can go but you.
June 03, 2007
To the family of Charles,
We loved to watch him on Match Game. We have some DVDs from that show. It was so funny and he was such a big part of it. May he be at peace now. The Nevel family.
June 03, 2007
You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Charles.I always loved when he was on show.He would become the show.One of hew biggest fans. Peggy finif
June 03, 2007
His best work was, in my opinion, his tenure with Match Game. What a unique and hilarious character. Thanks Chuck!
June 03, 2007
Charles you were a funny man who mad me laugh plus countless others .I will miss you and always remember you on match game
D
June 03, 2007
With the up most respect ,You will truley be missed,Your laugther gave us all a sense of humor on match game,may you now rest in peace.Mr. Reilly.
June 03, 2007
Adios, amigo! Peace to you.

You gave us may happy hours, both as an actor, and a driving force behind the theater.

Sleep well.
June 03, 2007
I loved him on Match games, I watch him every night he was very funny. I will miss Charles a lot.
With all Sympathy to family our hearts are broken. My wife who passed away 2 years ago use to love him now there together Laughing Together God Bless you all.
June 03, 2007
I loved watching Charles on Match Game but also on the Ghost & Mrs. Muir. My sympathies Patrick and all his friends especially Brett our fellow Mainer. May God hold you in the palm of his hand. Charles make sure you meet my Mom, she was the greatest!!
June 03, 2007
Charles gave us many laughs & smiles through the years, but he is now called back home to make many more laugh. God be with your family.I didn't know you in life but some day we shell met.My prayers are with the family and friends. Sleep well sweet prince.
June 03, 2007
Thank you for the smiles.I shall miss you a lot.
June 03, 2007
I REMEMBER BEING A CHILD AND WATCHING CHARLES. EVEN THEN AS NOW, I ALWAYS FOUND HIM TO BE WITTY.AND I ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD HIS HUMOR. I WONDER IF HE'S TRYING TO BE EMCEE IN HEAVEN, OR TAKING GENE'S JOB AGAIN. I STYLED MY DELIVERY OF HUMOR BASED ON HOW HE DELIVERED HIS, SHORT AND TO THE POINT.HE WILL BE MISSED. THANK YOU CHARLES FOR THE LAUGHS.
June 03, 2007
Rest in peace. You were a very funny guy.
June 03, 2007
You always made me laugh.
June 03, 2007
You made me laugh when there was not much to laugh about. Thank You
June 03, 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly your passing has made me sad. Althogh, I didnn't know you I spent many hours watching Hollywood Squares with my Grandpa (God rest his soul). May you rest in Peace.
June 03, 2007
THANKS FOR ALL THE MATCH GAMES EPOSIDES LOVE WHEN YOU AND BRET MADE US ALL LAUGH, REST IN PEACE.
June 02, 2007
Mr. Reilly was one of a kind and he will be missed. My sincere condolences to you, Mr. Hughes.
June 02, 2007
SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND YOURS IN THIS TIME OF SORROW. GOD BLESS YOU.
June 02, 2007
O goosh I just read about CNR He was so funny on Match game always putting poor Bret down... He will be missed RIP Dear Charles Your DearFriend Marsha
June 02, 2007
THANK YOU FOR SO MANY HAPPY HOURS OF MATCH GAME, HOLLYWOOD SQUARES AND SO MANY MORE. YOU WILL BE MISSD.
June 02, 2007
The entertainment world will sadly miss you. You will always be in our memories.
June 02, 2007
I am a 35 year old disabled man almost completely bedridden. I watch game shows all day, but Match Game is my favorite. See you in the next system of things. I will miss you. Greg
June 02, 2007
To Mr. Hughes,

I'am sorry to hear about Charles Nelson Reilly's passing. He was so funny on Match Game and his intelligence shined right through with the humorous answers he would give. In a way he was a pioneer for gay men. He showed that it's ok to be gay and others seemed very accepting of his sexuality atleast on the Match Game. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I am sure you have lots of lovely memories of him. May God be with you at this difficult time.

With Sincere Sympathy,
June 02, 2007
My sympathies to Mr. Hughes. Thank you Charles for your candor and wit.
June 02, 2007
Blessed friend, their is a place in heaven for a man like you. Up front and center behind St Peter to make us laugh as we walk through the gates of Heaven. Rest easy now, you are welcome on my cloud anytime. See you soon.
June 02, 2007
My condolences to the family and friends! You and your co-stars made the Match Game what it became with your funny wit and jokes. No better combination could have made it funnier. I also loved you on Lidsville. I will remember you and Brett forever and how you entertwined on the show. Thanks for the memories as I watch the re-runs. You were truly one of a kind.May you rest in peace.
June 02, 2007
Charles was always a favorite of mine. I am sorry to hear of his passing. My thoughts are with you.
June 02, 2007
WE LOVED WATCHING CHARLESON TV EXPECIALLY ON THEOLD MATCH GAMES SHOWS ON GNS NETWORK. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. REST IN PEACE.
June 02, 2007
You kept me in smiles,stiches and happiness. You made a dull day bright. Loved your laughing Sniers that put you apart from the other Stars. You were ahead of your time Bro. This Riley will miss you always.
June 02, 2007
Well, another great one has left us and gone home. I remember Charles Nelson Riley on a show called Lidsville in my youth, a cult classic, which I still enjoy. I am also a great fan of Match Game. Charles was truly one of the great comedians of all time. Good Night Sweet Prince, may angels sing thee to thy rest.
June 02, 2007
My tribute to a very funny and original man/comedian/actor. Remember him all the way back to Ghost of Mrs. Muir,Matchgame and many guest appearances.
Definitly one of a kind. May you rest in peace.
June 02, 2007
June 02, 2007
you're a funny man who made a lot of people laugh and smile. you,re wonderful delivery of humor made many
of us forget we had any problems of our own, you will always be remembered and well thought of...
June 01, 2007
i love charles on match game he was a joker and for me and my family we send our love and prayers to his family
June 01, 2007
You made us smile inside and out. Look up Doran for me on the other side! Thank you for allowing us all to be a part of your life.
June 01, 2007
Sure was sorry to learn Mr Reilly had passed away. I loved him on Match Game, I watched that show every afternoon when I was a kid. My sympathies to his partner.
June 01, 2007
My condolences to Mr. Reilly's partner, Patrick Hughes. Rest assured knowing he is not suffering.
June 01, 2007
When Charles was on Match Game, I was always envious that Brett got to sit by him everyday...I had such a silly-girl-crush on him! I believe it was his warm humor and grace that I loved. What a lovely, wonderful, funny man he was on television...I am not one who is usually "star-struck", but Charles was one personality that I would have loved to have met. Today my prayers and thoughts are with you, Patrick.
June 01, 2007
Thank you for bring so much joy into the lives of all who loved watching you over the years. You will always be remembered, and will live on in the memory of those who had so much enjoyment in the work that you preformed.
June 01, 2007
Charles: my teacher, mentor, supporter, inspiration. I always wanted to thank him for his loving spirit- now it's too late. Never will I forget the depth of his creativity and sensitivity as he guided us in Burt Reynolds' apprenticeship acting program 1981-83. He was an original who left an indelible mark on my life. He made the world better for being in it. Wherever you may be in the ether, rest in peace, dear heart.
Elizabeth Irwin, Canada
June 01, 2007
We loved you on Match Game..Rest in Peace, our sympathy to your family & friends..The Spezzano Family
June 01, 2007
Sorry to hear of his passing, I just remember him on Match Game and with his big glasses. You will be missed.
June 01, 2007
Rest in Peace to a wonderful entertainer. Charles Nelson Reilly will be missed. Our sympathy to his family.
June 01, 2007
Thank you and god bless you Charles Nelson Reilly! i will surely miss you!!! have enjoyed your specialness for years..even tho, some may not have, but i have loved you and your works...my prayers are with yours, shell
June 01, 2007
Thank heaven for Charles and for reruns so that we can continue to enjoy his humor. He was a blast to watch on the game shows and I'm glad that he did them. Deepest Sympathy.
June 01, 2007
I like Charles Nelson Reily alot and I"m going to miss him .
June 01, 2007
You will greatly be missed Mr. Reilly. I sure have enjoyed watching you on the Match Game with Brett. I still watch the shows on the Game Show Channel. Rest in peace.
June 01, 2007
Thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. Love the glasses Charles!
June 01, 2007
HE ENTERTAINED US DOWN HERE IN LIFE AND HE WILL ENTERTAIN THEM IN HEAVEN BECAUSE HE IS A FUNNY MAN AND A GOOD HEARTED MAN I HAVE BEEN A FAN OF HIS FOR OVER 30 YEARS HE WILL BE MISSED
June 01, 2007
THANKS FOR ALL THE LAUGHS YOU'VE GIVEN US. YOU'LL BE MISSED...
June 01, 2007
CNR you will not be forgotten.
June 01, 2007
Thanks Charles for the years of enternainment you have given us. May you find peace as you pass beneath the Rainbow Bridge.
June 01, 2007
I always watched Charles,Brett,and Gene. Charles will be deeply missed. To his family you will be in my prayers. Just remember he was very much loved by the world.
June 01, 2007
Charles was a very funny man. He will be missed alot. May God bless him.
June 01, 2007
Thank you for all the laughs.
June 01, 2007
I am truly saddened by his passing because he was such a lovable man. He could always make people laugh, was a phenomonal actor and we loved him for it. I still continuously watch him on Match Game reruns and will miss him even more now! I pray for his friends and family and those who loved him because we have truly lost a lovable legend!
May 31, 2007
I always enjoyed watching and hearing the "wit" of Charles Nelson Reilly. He was a very funny and talented man.
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
May 31, 2007
I remember seeing you on "Match Game" and you were one of the funniest on the show alongside Brett and Richard Dawson. You and Paul Lynde were the two funniest gay men on any game show. I still watch syndicated "Match Game" shows on GSN and they still make me laugh. You will be missed. Truly, along side Bob Barker, you were and still are a game show as well as an acting icon.
May 31, 2007
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well-lived.
May 31, 2007
You have a larger than life personality and a very kind heart. I will never forget my conversation with you when your good friend Burt Reynolds was staying at the hotel I worked at. I liked how you were so open in speaking with me about your long time friendship with Burt and my first name.
May 31, 2007
Mr. Reilly will surly be missed. I can remember watching him on the games shows and thought he was very funny. He will keep them laughing at the pearly gates.
May 31, 2007
I just heard the news of the passing of Charles. He was a very lovable man. I loved his wit and humor. My condolences to his partner and his family. I always hoped that he would once again appear on TV. Now I will have to wait to see him in heaven. What a glorious day that will be. My prayers are with you at this time of your loss.
May 31, 2007
Boy the Angels in heaven are all smiling as the great comedian tells another great joke.He taught us all alot about love for our fellow man.He was truly a star and will be missed by all who watched his work over the years.Condolences to Patrick,may God bless and now Charles Nelson is watching over you also from heaven.
May 31, 2007
God keep you, Charles. 1970's television cannot be discussed without your name being mentioned. The game show circuit in heaven is glad to see you! Thanks for the laughs....
May 31, 2007
Acting is true work of service to one's fellow community and the world. There is nothing more difficult or more satisfying than self expression. However, when the work doesn't come, it is also one of the deepest rejections. You become very strong or fall apart. It is a test to ride out the huge ups and downs in the business.

I love the essence of Charles Nelson Reilly. When I was a teenager, there he was and I actually got his jokes...all the time. But, most of all, I could feel love across the TV to my house which wasn't filled with love.

I am an actor and singer and I am ever reminded that I have something to contribute to life that is bigger than I could ever have known.

I can see Charles now, this moment, in his Square or on the Match Game and I am smiling, laughing.

Bravery and Courage come in all different forms.

Thank you to you, Charles, for that warmth in my life that I can never forget even to this moment.

In the end, when all the STUFF is sorted through and talked about, the only real thing is Love, so why not let Love be the beginning.

Susan
May 31, 2007
WE WILL TRULY MISS THIS LEGENDARY OVER THE TOP COMEDIAN. HE WAS HIMSELF AT ALL TIMES AND DID IT WITH HUMOR AND DIGNITY AND A LITTLE WILDNESS. MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS PARTNER AND FAMILY.
May 31, 2007
Was sorry to hear this news. I have always liked Charles Nelson Reilly! May God rest his soul.
May 31, 2007
I had only seen you on Match Game, but you were the reason i watched. You and Bret made the show what it was. Reading your biography i wish i could have seen more. I cryed when i heard, and i found out from Gameshow Network. I hope your in heaven, makeing God laugh.. and one day i hope you make me laugh in person.
May 31, 2007
Patrick and other members of family: You have my deepest condolences. Charles was one in a million who brought more joy to more people in one week than most do in a lifetime. He was pure delight on TV and will be remembered fondly by many as well as myself. He's playing for the Master now, with his biggest audience ever. I am sure he is resting in peace.
May 31, 2007
THANKS FOR ALL TH LAUGHS OVER THE YEARS. REST IN PEACE CHARLES NELSON REILLY
May 31, 2007
you nd Bret Somers made the show!!! I will always love you and my love to Patrick !!!

A huge Fan
Florida
May 31, 2007
Patrick,
I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your partner and friend. I grew up watching Mr. Reilly on Match Game for many years and still take a peek or two at some reruns. I know your proud that he brought so many laughs and smiles to so many people. We should all close our eyes imagine him there and smile right back at him. may he rest in peace and may God bless you both.
May 31, 2007
I used to pretend to get sick so I could stay home from school and watch you on the Match Game. You were the best. Keep on entertaining up there.

With deep sadness -
Sandy Goodell
May 31, 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly,
What a friend to all of us in the profession. Your entertainment will be truly missed. May you be with all of the other great's coming up with some kind of antic's to pull on either Gene Rayburn, Paul Lynde. Rest in peace your old buddy.
May 31, 2007
you were truly a great entertainer and we will miss that cute little face! what a great sense of humor that was yours alone! rest, dear one, rest!
May 31, 2007
To the family and friends,
I have always enjoyed Mr. Reilly's work and his sense of humor and he was such a snazzy dresser, he will truly be missed.
May 31, 2007
May you rest in peace and keep the smiles shinning on all the angels you meet in heaven.
God Bless,
May 30, 2007
I will always remember you on Match Game..you were so funny and charming...! Rest in Peace Charles..! A Fan..!
May 30, 2007
To Patrick:
His memory will never die. We have all enjoyed his laughter and infectious smile. He will forever be in our hearts and yours.
You and all of his family are in my thoughts and prayers.
May his spirit follow you through this awful time.
May he rest in peace.
May 30, 2007
Be Still

Be still like the grass on a melancholy summer day
Be still like desert shrub.

Be calm and you will hear your loved one speak, in the stillness, in the calm, their love resounds.

If you are still this promise I make, you will hear the voice of your loved one helping you along your way.

May 30, 2007
Thanks for the laughs over the years.
Rest In Peace, Charles Nelson Reilly
May 30, 2007
You brought sunshine in the lives of many.God bless and may you rest in peace.....I will look for the reruns so I can still enjoy your humor.
May 30, 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly, you were loved and shall be missed. May God comfort Patrick and your loved ones.
I think that you were more talented than we all knew.
Sincerely, Sandra Heydeck
Bloomfield, Ct. (Hartford County)
May 30, 2007
It was a highlight to see you on Match Game, and I too will miss your laughter and quick-witted comebacks. Rest in peace, you will live on forever in our thoughts.
May 30, 2007
Bye now ... the likes of you will not be seen again any time soon.
May 30, 2007
Charles, what a great person you were. Your sense of humor and great laugh and "looks" into the camera always had me laughing as I watched you on the Match Game. You and Brett were a great pair on that show. I will remember your charming smile. Rest in peace sweet Charles and my sincere sympathy to your family.
May 30, 2007
REST IN PEACE, CHARLES NELSON REILLY
May 30, 2007
I can still hear your unique laugh and that will always be yours and yours alone. I will miss that and you.
May 30, 2007
You always made me laugh and for that I will always be grateful. You were always there for your mother and you were a great son. Rest in Peace!
May 30, 2007
My heartfelt thanks for all the laughs you gave to the world. It was nice watching you interact with your co- workers on match game.
May 30, 2007
His legacy lives on......he leaves us with so many wonderful shows to enjoy his fine work.

He made us laugh....and leaves us with a smile on our face.
May 30, 2007
God bless you, you will be missed laugher is important to all of us and those to can give it are the most blessed.
May 30, 2007
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
May 30, 2007
My son and I were saddened to hear of Charles's death. We enjoyed watching him on the reruns of the Match Game. He was very funny. May you rest in peace, Charles.
May 30, 2007
Simply the Best.... thank you for sharing yourself with us.

My deepest sympathy to you Patrick.
May you find comfort in your memories and your loved ones.
May 30, 2007
He brought so much laughter to the world, I guess God needed a few laughs.. God bless..
May 30, 2007
How can one be saddened by someone we never met? Because that person touched our hearts every day, and made us laugh and enjoy life. The reruns of Match Game will keep you alive within us- and your humor still lives on. Bless you and those that loved you- and may God place his arms around you and comfort you and your loved ones. xxoo deb.
May 30, 2007
Charles, you were one terrifically funny guy. I was shocked to learn of your all-too-early departure. I remember seeing you perform on several television shows, all of which were enhanced by your quirky humor. I'll miss you, but I comfort myself with the thought that you're making brand-new shows up in heaven.
May 30, 2007
Charles you will be greatly missed we loved to watch you and laugh with you. You had the ways to make people laugh by all your jokes and funny faces at times. God bless your soul rest in peace my friend.
May 30, 2007
I will always remember you... watching Matchgame as a young kid... you made me laugh!!! you were one funny guy!!
May 30, 2007
To Charles Nelson's family our heart goes out to you for your loss. We still watch re-runs and Charles Nelson is the funniest! He lights up the entire room. We'll see you Later Charles Nelson on Match Game.
May 30, 2007
You will be missed.
May 30, 2007
Gene Rayburn may have been the host but Charles, Brett Somers & "Dickie" Dawson MADE Matchgame. We still love the reruns on GSN. Even my 6 yr old asks about "that funny guy with the glasses" when they show the episodes he wasn't on.
The Game shows may have ruined the career he wanted but they introduced him to a whole 'nother audience & we will miss him.
May 29, 2007
Grateful for the gift of Charles in our world and our consciousness forever.
May 29, 2007
You were very funny and you will be missed by many.
May 29, 2007
How well I remember Charles Nelson Reilly walking up and down the aisles of the Bushnell Memorial where he ushered. As a member of the Weaver High School class one year ahead of me, our paths might have crossed when on that August afternoon in 1944 we both attended, witnessed and survived the burning of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus on Barbour Street in Hartford. An event not to be forgotten, nor will he be.
May 29, 2007
A wonderfully funny man, we will miss you.
May 29, 2007
I thought he was so funny on those game shows but I loved the last things I saw him in on the X Files as Jose Chung....RIP!
May 29, 2007
Charles was a lovely and HILARIOUS man! A truly unique gem of a person -- we were all so blessed to have "known" him.
May 29, 2007
A funny, funny man. Thanks for the laughs. You will be missed. Rest in Peace.
May 29, 2007
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
May 29, 2007
I grew up laughing at the antics and style of Charles Nelson Reilly. Thanks for keeping Florida so lively.He was allways proud of who he was and gave courage to so many others.God Bless you and your family.Many thoughts and prayers, we will miss you, Joanie
May 29, 2007
I loved you on Hollywood Squares.
You will be missed.
May 29, 2007
WE WATCHED MATCH GAME BECAUSE OF YOU.

GOD BLESS YOU.

MARTIN AND NICHOLE
May 29, 2007
We still watch the Match Game every morning before work. We just loved his sense of humor. He will be deeply missed. Thank you, Charles.
May 29, 2007
My mom and I used to watch him on game shows , he was cute and funny. He will be soarly missed. My prayers are with his family and friends.
May 29, 2007
I enjoyed Mr Reilly on "Match Game", "Hollywood Squares" and of course "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson;"

I will keep his family in my thoughts and prayers.

Rest In Peace, Mr. Reilly!!
May 29, 2007
Your were as cute as you were funny! my condolences
May 29, 2007
You were always my favorite on "The Match Game." Rest In Peace.
May 29, 2007
I watch Mr. Reilly on reruns of Match Game. He will be missed.
May 29, 2007
REST IN PEACE CHARLES NELSON RILEY
May 29, 2007
Heaven has gained a wonderful character. Sleep well, my friend.
May 29, 2007
WELL CHARLES , YOUR NOW GONE FROM US , BUT I FOR ONE WILL KEEP YOUR MEMORY ALIVE , AS I DO A WONDERFUL IMPERSONATION OF YOU AND HAVE ALWAYS BEEN PDOUD TO BE ABLE TO DO YOUR LAUGH , I WILL MISS YOU FOREVER AND ALSO REMEMBER YOU FOREVER , REST IN PEACE KIND SIR.
May 29, 2007
Dear Charles, I will always miss you as I did love you on the game shows. PLEASE rest in peace as you deserve it. Pat Novak
May 29, 2007
What a great television personality! I enjoyed watching Charles and Brett for years on Match Game and continue to enjoy his humor on GSN re-runs. Thank you, Charles. God Bless!!
May 29, 2007
They didn’t even mention his best work – Lidsville!! Loved that show.
May 29, 2007
I will miss his great humor he always made me laugh no what he said he always had great words of Encouragement for everyone no matter who you where some day we will meet again.
May 29, 2007
I was so sorry to hear that Mr Reilly had passed away. I loved his light
hearted sense of humor and wit. He always made me laugh. My condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed.
May 29, 2007
You will be missed- I always enjoyed watching Match game, Your talent always shined thru. God Bless.
May 29, 2007
Dearest Charles, I will always remember the first time we met...you walked into my shop (Love's Flower Shop) and one of my designers came back & said, "I know that person out there but I can't quite put my finger on it". As I walked out, I knew immediatley it was you, especially when you asked me a question. That unmistakable voice of the Match Game gave you away. You had us in stitches for hours!! Thank you for all the memories as you introduced us as "my own personal florists, the famous Todd & Tammy". We loved attending your plays at The Caldwell & The Lyric, especially The Gin Game. Fairwell my friend & as you always said to us, "I love you" right back at ya!! Our condolences to you Patrick, Charles
was a great friend & will be deeply missed by all.
Tears & smiles,
"Your florists" in Palm Beach,
Todd & Tammy
May 29, 2007
I always enjoyed Mr. Reilly's unique brand of wit and wisdom, especially when he appeared on "The Match Game" and "Hollywood Squares". He will truly be missed.
May 29, 2007
Charles's humor has been near me for my entire life. He will be very much missed.
May 29, 2007
I never missed a day watching match game. You were the life of the show...now I'm sure you will make God and his angels smile too. You will be missed and thanks for the memories.
May 29, 2007
I have enjoyed you on t.v. for many,many years. Wish I could have been a personal friend. May you rest in peace.
May 29, 2007
My paths crossed with Hartford native and Weaver High School graduate in 1987 when Mr. Nelson Reilly served on a benefit committee for the New York Theatre Workshop. Charles Nelson Reilly will always be remembered by me, and my sincerest condolences to his family and friends.
May 29, 2007
Patrick, Deepest condolences on the passing of Charles. He brought smiles and laughter to many people! He had a wonderful sense of humor and sharp wit! Thanks for so many memories, Charles.
May 29, 2007
Thank you for blazing the way for other gay brothers to be open and free. I remember fondly watching you on whatever you were on at the time and being so richly blessed by you persona, talent and humor. I know you are lightening the mood in heaven...enjoy and thanks forever.
May 29, 2007
To Patrick, Friends & Family - My prayers go out to all of you - hoping that his memories will stay with all of you until you meet again. Thank you Charles for the many smiles you have given to my family over the years.
May 29, 2007
CHARLES, YOU ARE AND ALWAYS WILL BE ONE HELL OF A GUY. GOD BLESS
May 29, 2007
You brought laughter into our lives. Thanks for allowing us to be part of your life! They don't make 'em like you any more. You will be missed. Rest in peace.
May 29, 2007
YOU WERE ONE CRAZY, SILLY MAN WHO ALWAYS MADE ME CRACK UP WATCHING MATCH GAME.

GOD BLESS YOU.
May 29, 2007
The World lost another great entertainer in Charles Nelson Rielly he was the best on Match Game and the chemistry between him and Brett Somers was great. Charles you will be missed and I will think of you every time I watch Match Game.
May 29, 2007
Dear Patrick,
I'm sure you've been going thru a time that you've always hoped would never happen. I hope you have a strong community of friends who can give you the love and strength that you need at this time.
Hugs from Vermont,
Chris
May 29, 2007
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE YEARS OF FUNNY LINES INJOYED WATCHING YOU AND SILLY MRS SUMMERS ON THE MATCH GAME. REST IN PEACE.
May 29, 2007
Another of the best has gone home to rest, "Thank you Charles for being yourself and setting an example". My sincere condolences to you Patrick for being the wind beneath your partner's wings.
May 29, 2007
Mr Riley, you will always remain in my thoughts and memories as a child meeting you in person and you being such a great people person. God bless you.
May 29, 2007
My favorite Match Game player. Also loved him on Tonight show. One class act. He'll be remembered.
May 29, 2007
Sorry to hear of Mr. Reilly's passing. I hope he now knows how many lives he touched with that smile and laugh and his humor.
May 29, 2007
He always made me laugh....may he rest in peace.
May 29, 2007
You brought so much laughter into our lives. Your wit and your antics made the game shows big hits.May you sparkle in heaven, too
May 28, 2007
Sympathy.He was sooo......funny !! Love "Match Game" He was great on "The Ghost & Mrs Muir." Wonderful on "The Tonite Show" (Johnny Carson).Lidsville was incredible !!
May 28, 2007
Charles - I never could decide if I loved you more in the yachting cap or the cowboy hat. But love you, I did. I was in my 20s when I first saw you on the match game sometime in the 1970's. If it weren't for you and Gene, there wouldn't have been a Match Game. No matter how bad things were going for me at the time, you could always make me smile and many times LOL. My favorite was when you would say something naughty and then stare at the camera with one eyebrow raised. I always hated it when you were away doing something else.

I just want everyone in Hollywood to know how much you were loved all over America. You were our Charles. Tell Gene I loved him too and miss him. Have fun.
May 28, 2007
My greatest sorrow is all the regrets that come after a favorite has passed ... why isn't there some way of passing our accolade's on BEFORE they are gone??? He gave us year's of such great entertainment!!! He will definately be missed by ALL...!!!
May 28, 2007
Dear Patrick,
Charles will be forever cherished as the great entertainer that he was and you are the luckiest person to have such a great Guardian Angel to watch over you. Charles is now pain free and may your happy memories help you through this difficult time.
With my deepest sympathy;
Sandra Jacobs
May 28, 2007
I have adored Charles Nelson Reilly since I first saw him on Match Game when I was very young. The laughter and joy he gave to us will forever be remembered. May he rest in peace. Then, again, he's probable already standing next to Gene and having all of heaven chuckling.
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
I enjoyed your style and your humor so much! I am very sorry for your family, friends, and fans. You will be missed.
May 28, 2007
Thank you for all the laughs and wonderful memories.
Rest in peace.
May 28, 2007
To The Reilly Family:
He will be missed. Thanks for the memories and all the laughs as I would watch The Match Game. I still watch the reruns and will continue to do so. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.
May 28, 2007
I'll really miss one of the funniest men I've seen on tv.
My sympathies to your companion on his loss.
May 28, 2007
Rest in peace my Match Game Pal.
May 28, 2007
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Charles Nelson Reilly. He provided our family with a lot of great laughs. I grew up watching him on Match Game and Hollywood Squares. RIP
May 28, 2007
CHARLES NELSON REILLY has been promoted to heaven with so many of his friends that he missed. Now the fireworks will go off again forever.
May 28, 2007
Your journey has just begun, thank you for all the many moments of entertainment.
The King Of Game Shows............
Jenny
May 28, 2007
I am sending my deepest regrets to Charles's family of his passing. I too was a loyal fan of all his work as an actor. I grew up with mostly with Witchypoo and the Laugh-in.
May 28, 2007
I saw Mr. Reilly in person at Caldwell Playhouse in Boca Raton, FL and was totally enthralled by his wonderful wit and personality. Rest in peace dear soul.
May 28, 2007
You were an original. Thanks for the laughs.
May 28, 2007
Rest in God's peace, dear friend to all.
May 28, 2007
Charles, you provided so many laughs to all. You were one of my all time favorites. God Bless You and may you rest in peace.
May 28, 2007
I would sit on the floor at my grandmas house and wait for Match Game tocome i thought he funny.I would to see what he was wearing and what kind of pipe he had.Iloved the way him and Brett would talk and cut up together. He will be missed you have my sympathy. When i see the reruns i think of my grandma who is not not with us,That was her favorite show.
May 28, 2007
Hello everyone:

I grew up watching Mr Reilly on the Hollywood Squares Game with Charley Weaver, Paul Lynde, Rosemarie, and a host of other entertainers. I believe that even Ava or Eva Gabor graced their presence. The Ghost & Mrs Muir I truly enjoyed...Rest in peace, you will be truly missed. I was very saddened to hear of your passng.
May 28, 2007
God Bless you Charles.Thank you for the GREAT entertainment you gave us.You will be greatly missed.
May 28, 2007
Thanks for all the laughs. I grew up watching you on Match Game. You will be missed!
May 28, 2007
I was so saddened when I heard of Charles Nelson Reilly's passing today.
I was a great fan- and I am thankful to him for his sharp, quick wit, delicious delivery and intelligent comic style.
I hope he and my OTHER favorite Broadway/Hollywood/Movie/TV/Game Show star-icon- Paul Lynde- are sitting together, enjoying "smart cocktails" and having a blast in Eternity!
Charles- You will be missed.
And my condolences to all that knew him.
You were very lucky people - and I hope you cherish all the memories-
I do!
May 28, 2007
He was truly a great artist and will be sadly missed! My prayers are for Charles and his family.
May 28, 2007
Thanks for the laughs! I enjoyed watching Charles on the old Hollywood Squares and the Match Game. Rest in Peace.
May 28, 2007
YOU LEFT US TO SOON, REST IN PEACE CHARLES
May 28, 2007
He will be missed but never forgotten.He was a very talented entertainer.May his memory be a blessing.
May 28, 2007
REST IN PEACE CHARLES
May 28, 2007
To Charles family. We are sadden to hear of his death. Charles gave us many years of great laughs. He will be in heaven making God laugh now.
May 28, 2007
Loved you in Jose Chung's From Outer Space. RIP
May 28, 2007
I first heard of him when watching reruns of The Match Game over seven years ago and I thought he was hilarious. I loved watching him, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson and Gene Rayburn on the show. R.I.P.
May 28, 2007
my name is mattie and i remember when mr. reilly appeared on the match game, hosted by gene rayburn. i always thought he was so funny. i just want his family to know that he will be sorely missed by those outside the movie industry community.
May 28, 2007
Mr Charles Reilly, you will never be replaced. We have watched you for so many years on Match Game.May God bless you and your partner, Patrick Hughes.We loved you so much.
May 28, 2007
I grew up watching you and you have made us all laugh throughout the years. You will truly be missed. Rest in peace!
Fergie (Temple Terrace, FL)
May 28, 2007
I
want to send my sympsthy to your family Mr Reilly I know what it is to
loose someone you love so much May God bless and keep you
May 28, 2007
May he rest in peace.I'm sure he's up ther making my many family members laugh with his wonderful sense of humor.God Bless you all.Sincerely
May 28, 2007
Sorry to hear that Mr. Reilly pass away Sunday. I Love watch him on "Match Game". God just call home another Angel to come and play "Match Game" up there. Rest in Peace Mr. Reilly your work on earth is over but your work in Heaven just begin. God Bless you and your family. We love you Mr. Charles Nelson Reilly. And we will miss you. But we will see you again when it your time for God to call us home.
May 28, 2007
TODAY YOU TELLA GOD A JOKE , AND I CAN HEAR HIM LAUGHING. SO BE AT PEACE AND WALK WITH THE LORD.JEAN
May 28, 2007
THANKS FOR THE LAUGHS!
May 28, 2007
I spent Sunday looking at old Match Game clips on Charles Nelson Reilly, after watching him on the game show, it's so ironic when I read that he had passed away today. He was my favorite on the show, and I just wanted to see what he was up to now. I'm so sorry to hear of his passing. He was so gifted and talented, my heart goes out to his partner. He will be missed.

Love to him,
Donna
May 28, 2007
I am saddened to learn of the loss of a Hollywood legend. I remember watching "Match Game" and wondering what Charles would say next. He had an amazing sense of humor and a fantastic stage presence. The suits and glasses made the man!
RIP Charles. Your contribution to the history of television in America will never be forgotten.
May 28, 2007
Thanks for making us Laugh . God Bless your Loved ones in their grief
May 28, 2007
I thought he was a nice person and very funny.
May 28, 2007
We have lost a true friend and personality. Mr. Reilly gave the world a true gift through his laughter. My heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends and may Mr. Reilly rest in peace.
May 28, 2007
Just wanted to send my condolences. May God bless all.
May 28, 2007
You made gay chic in the 70's. Thanks for the memories.
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
Heaven has a top notch comedian up there now and we have lost one. You will be missed by many who you unknowingly brought a smile to their face when they were feeling down. God bless you Charlie
May 28, 2007
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 28, 2007
The world has lost a true gem. There is not enough laughter in the world these days, but Charles Nelson Reilly always makes my day! I continue to watch him on the Game Show Network. It's like watching your best friend. Rest well, good friend.
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
Charles was clever, sincere, funny, intelligent and talented. Most people have no idea what a brilliant theatrical performer and producer he was. It always pained me he was most widely known for game show appearances, but Charles could live with that, so I did too.

Charles and Paul Lynde were in a class all their own, and the world no longer knows men of their kind.

I feel very sad and somber today because the world is diminished by the loss of one who brought such joy and smiles to the lives others.
May 28, 2007
You will be miss I didnot care if you were gay you were a great actor and becaues of you there will be more young men and women out there wating in the back stages, I love you humor and your funny laugh. God speed in you way home to our Father.
May 28, 2007
Thanks man, you cracked me up.
May 28, 2007
charles, for the many years of laughter and smiles, i thank you.
you brought such joy and you will be missed. heaven is probably roaring now!!
May 28, 2007
Blessed Be! Oue heartfelt condolances to all who loved Charles. Rest In Peace!
May 28, 2007
Dear Sir, you were one of a kind and will be truly missed! You gave the world so much! Thank you for making my heart smile!
May 28, 2007
He will liven things up in heaven ....for sure.
May 28, 2007
Rest knowing you made the world laugh over and over again. What a great talent for the best medicine in the world. We will miss you.
May 28, 2007
Rest in Peace! You made me laugh so much while watching Match Game. I hope your family will be blessed.
May 28, 2007
Thank You for all the times you made me laugh. Good Bye" Peepers".
(Rock-A-Doodle).
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
THERE ARE MANY WHO CAN MAKE THE GIFT OF LAUGHTER SEEM SO EASY, CHARLES WAS ONE OF THOSE MEN. I AM ONE PERSON WHO FOUND LAUGHTER TO BE VERY EASY WHEN CHARLES WAS THERE ON THE SCREEN. HIS GIFT AND PERSONALITY WILL SORRLY BE MISSED. MAY YOU FIND PEACE AND REMEMBER THE HAPPY TIMES AND THE LOVE THAT CHARLES GAVE TO ALL .
May 28, 2007
To the family of Charles Nelson Reilly You always made me laugh and I will pray for you and your family. God bless you all SMK
May 28, 2007
you and gene raybourn can have a ball up there now! r.i.p.
May 28, 2007
I will remember Charles Nelson Reilly as a as a great comedian and actor. I loved watching him on the game show Match Game.

RIP
May 28, 2007
You always put a smile on my face. I watched the Match Game everyday just to see you. I loved it when you would tease Brett. I'm sure heaven is laughing already!! Rest In Peace.
May 28, 2007
God has called home a man who was admired and loved by so many. He will be sorely missed.
May 28, 2007
i will definately miss his whit and humor....im a match game junkie and ill cherish those reruns now more than ever. my sympathy and prayers to his family...thanks for sharing him with us
May 28, 2007
You were a hoot everytime you appeared on television!Rest in peace...
May 28, 2007
SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.
May 28, 2007
Many laughs-smiles-joy. Thank You.
Charles Nelson Reilly, heaven has your happy spirit.
May 28, 2007
i am sorry that
charles nelson reilly died
he was funny on my favorite game show matchgame
peggy
May 28, 2007
What great joy you brought to my life. Such a funny and great person. You will be missed.
May 28, 2007
He was a funy,well respected gentleman who will be missed by all.Who can ever forget his antics on Match Game 75. Excellant I still enjoy seeing the reruns on TV.
May 28, 2007
To the people who loved Charles,
Please accept my condolences. I am addicted to Match Game because of his wit, charm and heart. I find that after he left the show, it just wasn't the same.

Thank you Charles for all of the wonderful things you gave this world.

See you in heaven.
May 28, 2007
I did not know Charles the person, but I enjoyed his TV persona. Thanks for all the laughs. I particularly enjoyed him on Match Game
May 28, 2007
I am a 69 year old woman. When I was younger, I could hardly wait to enjoy the humorous takes presented by Charles. He stopped performing too early . He is missed.
May 28, 2007
I GREW UP WATCHING THIS LEGEND ON TV
HE WAS A TRUE WITTY ENTERTAINER AND WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.
May 28, 2007
You gleamed with pride and you will be missed.
May 28, 2007
I Remember watching you and Paul Lynde with my mom you guys were my favorite.You will be missed.
May 28, 2007
Thank you for the laughs you will be missed dearly
May 28, 2007
MAY GOD BLESSED YOUR FAMILY!
May 28, 2007
You were so funny....I was so young --- some jokes I didn't even get but you made my parents laugh so hard and for that I thank you!

RIP
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
A true gift in life is to bring laughter and smiles to those around you. I have so many happy memories of watching your talent on the television, rolling in the floor, laughing hysterically at your gift. Rest in peace and know in your heart that you gave so much, to so many.
May 28, 2007
An ancient proverb says that "To give joy to others honors the giver." You were truly honored Charles. Thanks for the joy.
May 28, 2007
What fun this guy was! What a dear man.
He will be missed.
May 28, 2007
Reilly was the guest star on the greatest X-Files episode ever, Jose Chung's From Outer Space.
May 28, 2007
We are so sorry to hear about Charles Nelson Reilly, he was indeed a funny man and we know for a fact that he is making everyone on heaven laugh, on behalf of my family and I, our thoughts and prayers are with the Reilly family.
May 28, 2007
Thanks for all the laughs....
May 28, 2007
My heart is saddened today. A funy funny man has left us. I'm 27 years old and I think I've seen every episode of the "Match Game." You made that show no doubt and I laugh everytime I watch it. I still get bummed when I see an episode where someone filled in for you! May you keep the heavens laughing, and keep filling in the "blanks" with Gene and Nipsey.
May 28, 2007
I never much liked game shows, but Charles Nelson Reilly's humor made "Match Game" and other shows he was on extremely funny...Thank You, Mr. Reilly, may you rest in peace.
May 28, 2007
Charles was a natural for sure that made him a magnet for viewers. I could always count on Charles to make me laugh. For entertainers like Charles it didnt matter to any sensible person what his sexual orientaion was about
May 28, 2007
i really enjoyed your sense of humor throughout the years in various tv shows a kid i was then rest in peace and may your humor ring throughout the clouds
May 28, 2007
Thanks for putting a smile on our faces
May 28, 2007
He brought great laughter to all but let's not forget his directing of the "Bell of Amherst" with Julie Harris. A wonderful play.
May 28, 2007
No rest in Heaven...everyone will be laughing too much!
May 28, 2007
Sympathies to his partner, family and friends. As a young girl I watched Charles Nelson Reilly on TV and was afraid for him, and for Paul Lynde, for being so out in a time when that was unheard of. I didn't know the name for what I was, or what they were, or even what it meant, but I knew they were my brothers. I'll always be grateful to the heroes and icons who, said in essence, "I am who I am."

Now he can share his fabulous sense of humor with the angels not of this earth anymore. Rest, brother. We'll miss you here.
May 28, 2007
A talented, gifted funny man ...... Rest in Peace.
May 28, 2007
I used to watch you on "Match Game" & as far as I'm concerned, you were the SHOW!!! Hilarious! Your wit & humor made me laugh so hard! There will never be another C.N.R. LOVED YOU!
May 28, 2007
What a funny man, who made you enjoy the game show so much more.
God has him!
May 28, 2007
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 28, 2007
My condolences to the family. My thoughts are with you all.
May 28, 2007
From Broadway to the Tonight Show, Charles Nelson Reilly's talent's were showcased for many years.

He will be missed by the young and old alike - My parent's generation, my generation; anyone turning on a TV, going to a broadway show, or watching Hollywood Squares.

God is slowly healing his family as Charles Nelson Reilly tells jokes and satire amusing God and all that have predeceased us in the heaven now.
May 28, 2007
Charles will me missed by millions of fans. He was always able to make me laugh...and we will not soon see another like him.
May 28, 2007
Thanks for the laughter. What a legacy! You will be missed as much here on earth as the angels are enjoying you now.
May 28, 2007
Your name brings a smile to my face, we will miss you.
May 28, 2007
My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.
May 28, 2007
The World has lost a truly great actor/comedian/man! He will be missed so very much! His wit & humor lifted everyone!
May 28, 2007
May Charles rest in peace in Heaven as he did on earth. A very witty man that made for alot of smiles was ready to make the angles smile. we love you.
May 28, 2007
Thank you Mr. Reilly for so many laughs.
May 28, 2007
I'm sorry for (y)our loss He will always bring smiles whenever he is thought of.
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
Loved you on Match Game with Gene Rayburn and Brett Sommers. I still enjoy watching the reruns. You were great.
May 28, 2007
Rest in Peace.....

Colchester, CT
May 28, 2007
i am sorry to hear of the death of a man that made so many smile. he will be remebered for his wit.
May 28, 2007
My sincere condolences to you Patrick! My first memories of Charles date back to 1971. I was but nine ot ten years old. The program was called Lidsville. Charles was Horatio J. Hoodoo. What a time he had with that Witchiepoo! Of course then came Rowen and Martin's Laugh-In and the Match Game. I used to immitate that laugh of his. He will truly be missed by all who grew up with him.
Formerly of Red Lodge, Montana
May 28, 2007
Rest in Peace Charles.
May 28, 2007
Mr REilly's family I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember seeing him on the game shows and he was so funny even then. Take care of yourselves and believe in the fact that his struggles are over for this world. God Bless you all.
May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007
It is sad to say I grew up watching Mr. Reilly but it is close to true I did have a start before he made it to TV.
I always enjoyed his work and thought he a very smart and gentle soul.
Strangely I had been thinking about him lately having not heard anything of him in a while.
I wish his partner all of God's love and comfort at this time and always.
You most of all will miss his smiling face.
May 28, 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly's humor has always left warm memories of my childhood---growing up in the 1970s and seeing him in TV game shows. Mr. Reilly is etched in a nation's collective sense of the "1970s" when everything seemed easy going and happy go lucky. He'll be missed. Thank you, Mr. Reilly, for entertaining a generation. FrankRAlbrizio@charter.net, Worcester, Mass.
May 28, 2007
THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING.
YOU ARE A GREAT ACTOR AND YOU MADE THE GAME SHOWS BETTER AND MORE ENJOYABLE.
R.I.P. YOU ARE WITH GOD NOW.
PAYRS GO OUT TO YOUR PARTNER& FRIEND.
May 28, 2007
Dear Patrick, I want to express my Deepest Condolences to you. Charles Nelson Reilly was one of my absolute favorite people of my TV viewing, besides the great 1950's Sit-Coms, like "I Love Lucy" and the many others. My Heart, Blessings and Prayers go out to you, as a fellow Gay person. If I could be of some comfort to you at any time, even for someone to talk to, please feel free to contact me. I also have gone to a few Bereavement/Grief Classes and Groups and I've got Hand-Outs that I would be glad to share with you, if you need some extra help. I am a very loving, caring person and I'm also quite honest and have always help others out as best as I'm able to do. I would really appreciate hearing from you at some point in time. Take care until later, please don't hesitate to write to me and ask for any Bereavement/Grieving help, as you feel the need.

Peace, Blessings, Prayers and Hugs, Steve Groff
May 28, 2007
WHAT A PLEASENT HUMAN BEING,I OFTEN COMMENTED,HOW WONDERFUL A GUEST CHARLES WOULD MAKE AT A DINNER PARTY . HEAVEN HAS GAINED A VERY FUNNY HUMAN BEING
May 28, 2007
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you and your family.Charles was always a riot to watch on the game shows and most importantly always a perfect gentleman.Charles is in heaven making everyone laugh with his own sense of humor. God Bless!
May 28, 2007
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 28, 2007
I was shocked to hear of Charles Nelson Reilly's passing. Everyday I watch Match Game on GSN and he was that show. Charles made a great contribution to the world of entertainment and his great talent will be missed
May 28, 2007
He was one of a kind; a Hartford kid who made good. Rest in Peace.
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