“This final 365 days, he was as soon as so proud of the e book he wrote, and of what number of folk it touched,” Graham, 56, mentioned on a CBS Mornings appearance Thursday. “It was as soon as successful that gave him a degree of happiness that I hadn’t seen in him for a terribly lengthy time, so as that’s a pleasant memory.”
Perry died by shock on Oct. 28 at age 54 at his Pacific Palisades house.
“I’m aloof in shock,” Graham mentioned. “I mean, it’s a terribly tragic loss, and he leaves his stunning work on the support of. That’s one thing to be grateful for, and any other time, the e book surely supposed one thing to him, so it was as soon as a terribly overjoyed 365 days for him.”
She fondly recalled her relationship with Perry.
“No person made me chortle as now now not easy. Appropriate tears, streaming. There was as soon as simply such pleasure in being around him and being his buddy.”
The 2 met while filming the 2008 film Birds of The US, and stayed in contact. In his memoir, Friends, Followers and the Enormous Dreadful Thing, Perry incorporated a deliver of them collectively, which he captioned, “Me and the fair Lauren Graham.” And in a fan Q&A for his show, The Abnormal Couple, Perry called her “one among my favourite of us. We fill gargantuan chemistry when working collectively and it’s fun to work with a cease buddy.”