American actress Jennifer Aniston has expressed her condolences to the family of “The Morning Show” camera assistant Eric Gunnar Mortensen following his tragic death. A 39-year-old crew member who worked with the actress in the Emmy Award-winning Apple TV + series died in Southern California on Monday, Page Six reported.
According to the Entertainment Portal, no other vehicle was involved and an investigation into the crash is underway. Mortensen’s motorcycle crashed on the highway around 6:40 p.m., and he died an hour later, according to a press release from the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.
The 53-year-old star took to Instagram to pay tribute to his former colleague and shared photos of the family man with his wife and their son Lars.
She wrote on her Instagram story, “Last week we lost Gunnar Mortensen suddenly and tragically. A bright lamp on our @themorningshow set. As a camera assistant he was very efficient and dedicated to his work.
“We’re going to miss you, Gunnar,” she said.
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While expressing her condolences, Friends Star also posted a link to the GoFundMe page created to help Mortensen’s family “during this difficult time.” More than US $ 128,000 has been raised so far.
A statement from the Local 600 Union, which launched the fundraising page, read, “Local 600 mourns the death of camera assistant Gunnar Mortensen, who died in a motorcycle accident on Monday, July 4. Gunnar was followed by his wife and his. Lars is a 2-year-old boy. In Gunnar’s memory, Local 600 has set up this GoFundMe page to raise money for his family during this difficult time. We encourage you to donate if you can. “
As far as Gunner is concerned, Mortensen worked for Local 600 for more than a decade before becoming a key member of the “The Morning Show” crew, and has been on the national executive board of the International Cinematographers Guild since 2013. Worked at Variety. .
On the work front, Jennifer has begun shooting for her upcoming Adam Sandler co-star crime drama Murder Mystery 2. He is set to begin work on the next season of the AppleTV + series The Morning Show, which has just been renewed for the third season.
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