I just want to do other things.” What he will continue to do is the standup that launched him in the first place — even though he admits to a love/hate, or perhaps a comfort/discomfort, relationship with the art.

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She never stopped," Romano said in a statement to The Wrap Monday. My wonderful TV mother-in-law and ELR nemesis Doris Roberts was a consummate professional from whom I learned so much," the actress tweeted.

"Whether working professionally or with her many charities, or just nurturing and mentoring a green young comic trying to make it as an actor, she did everything with such a grand love for life and people and I will miss her dearly." Heaton took to Twitter to express her grief over the death of Roberts, with whom she shared the screen on both . "She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest.

"He is gone from us far too soon."In a statement to E!

News Thursday, she added, "Sawyer was a funny and exceptionally bright young man. The loss the Sweeten family is experiencing is unimaginable.

In a statement provided to The Wrap, Romano, who played sportswriter Ray Barone on the sitcom “Everybody Loves On April 23, child star Sawyer Sweeten committed suicide.

The Everybody Loves Raymond star shot himself in the head while in Texas visiting family members.

In fact, he’ll be on TV again next week talking about the deceptive difficulty of making that transition in the first place.

PBS’ “Pioneers of Television” resumes next Tuesday (8 p.m.) with an episode called “Standup to Sitcom,” and Romano will be in pretty select company there, with Bob Newhart, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby and Roseanne Barr. In recent years, the TV landscape has been littered with standups from Paul Reiser to Whitney Cummings whose self-inspired sitcoms bombed.

The five-time Emmy Award-winner died Sunday at the age of 90.

"Doris Roberts had an energy and a spirit that amazed me.

Everybody Loves Raymond will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters’ Broadcasting Hall of There's no denying it: everybody loves Patricia Heaton.