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Blake Lively pays tribute to her father following his tragic death

Ernie Lively passed away last week "due to cardiac complications"

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Blake Lively has paid tribute to her late father Ernie, following his tragic death.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 74-year-old actor died on June 3 from “cardiac complications”.

After his death hit headlines on Thursday, Blake shared a sweet photo of them on her Instagram Story.

The photo shows Blake smiling and leaning into Ernie’s shoulder, as he kisses the top of her head.

The actress simply captioned the post with a brown love heart.

It’s understood Ernie was surrounded by his wife and kids when he passed away.

The actor was married to his wife Elaine for 42 years, and the couple shared five children together – Eric, Blake, Robyn, Lori and Jason.

Ernie Lively with his daughter Robyn and wife Elaine

Ernie’s acting credits include The Dukes of Hazzard, The X-Files, Seinfeld, The West Wing and That ’70s Show and The Man in the Moon (1991).

He also played Blake’s on-screen father in 2005’s The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its 2008 sequel.

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