05/23/2012 02:46 pm ET

Michael McKean Recovering: Comedians Tweet Messages Of Support

Michael McKean is in stable condition after being struck by a car in New York City. The star of "This Is Spinal Tap" and too many other beloved comedies to name suffered a broken leg and is currently recovering at St. Luke's Hospital in Manhattan.

When news of the accident broke, fellow comedians took to Twitter to offer messages of love and support for McKean, a testament to the level of respect and admiration the he commands among his peers. Here are a few of our favorites.

Comedians Tweet Messages To Michael McKean