Octavia Spencer posts Tribute to Bryan Randall after his death at 57

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Randall Death

In a heartbreaking statement released on the 7th of August, the family of Randall revealed his passing after three tough years of battling with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis popularly known as ALS.

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Spencer Octavia Tribute

Following the sad news of his death, a longtime friend of Sandra Bullock and popular star of Hidden Figures Spencer Octavia released a beautiful memoir of Randall which she posted on her Instagram.

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Her Description of Randall

According to Octavia, Randall was a good guy and loved by many. In her statement, she wrote, 'Sandy lost her soulmate and the world lost a talented, handsome, all around good guy!'

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Octavia's Reference to her mother

After she praised Randall’s integrity and goodness, she made mention of her mother waiting to take care of Randall when he arrives in heaven as she’s been there longer and will get the angels to play any song he likes.

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Her Friendship with Sandra Bullock

Octavia and Sandra’s friendship goes as far back as 1996 when they both starred in the movie “A Time to Kill” Since then both of them have kept in touch and built their friendship over the years.

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Sandra’s reaction to Randall’s death

Although Sandra has been very careful of her private life, she once shared how much Randall has impacted her life and how much she loves him. Hence it is no surprise she is devastated by his sad death.

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The relationship between Sandra and Randall

Sandra and Randall first met when he was hired as the photographer for her son’s birthday party. Before long their professional relationship soon grew into a romantic one.

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Their Blended Family

Sandra and Randall both Co-parented their three children. Sandra's son Louis and daughter Laila, which she adopted, and Randall’s daughter from his previous relationship.

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Fans’ Reaction to Randall’s Death

Following the news of Randall’s death, fans all over the world have expressed their support and sent in kind words to help the family get through this difficult time.

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Awareness of ASL

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord nerve cells. Which causes patients to lose control of voluntary actions and ultimately death. Unfortunately, there is currently no cure for ALS.

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Public support for Sandra

Many of the actress fans have taken to social media to express their support. One commented 'Heartbreaking. Please let her know so many people have her and the family in our prayers.'

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Randall’s Family statement

Randall’s family released the statement of his death in the early hours of 7th August. It reads 'It is with great sadness that we share that on August 5, Bryan Randall passed away peacefully after a three-year battle with ALS,'

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