"Chatty's warmth and vulnerability were her real strengths", he wrote. "She was a handsome human", he says.
The death of Two and a Half Men star Conchata Ferrell is another heavy blow in 2020. This past summer, it was reported that Ferrell had been admitted to a long-term care facility after battling health problems for the past year.
She was surrounded by family at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Sherman Oaks, California, and died peacefully. She was 77 at the time of her passing.
The actress originally sought a career in the theatre and made her Off-Broadway debut in 1973 as a member of the Circle in the Square theatrical company in Wilson's Hot L Baltimore. "I'm crying for the woman I'll miss, and the joy she brought so many", the Big Time Adolescense star, who played Alan Harper on Two and a Half Men, wrote on Twitter. In a tweet, Sheen called Ferrell "an absolute sweetheart, a consummate pro, [and] a genuine friend".
Actress Conchata Ferrell, pictured here in 2009, has died following cardiac arrest.
Fans, however, will likely never forget her role in Two and a Half Men that resulted in two Emmy nominations in the competitive Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category.
Ferrell's Two and a Half Men costar Jon Cryer paid tribute to her on Twitter, recalling their experience working on the sitcom together. The latter helped propel her to onscreen work: Ferrell reprised her Hot l Baltimore role in a TV adaptation produced by Norman Lear. "I've really liked walking with her and walking in her shoes", Ferrell told The A.V. Club ahead of the show's conclusion in 2015.
Her other credits include stints on "Teen Angel", "A Peaceable Kingdom", "Hearts Afire", "Townies", "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place" and voice work in the animated film "Frankenweenie" and series "The Wild Thornberrys".
As well as her friends and co-stars, Ferrell is survived by her husband, Arnie Anderson, and their daughter, Samantha.