Danner’s actress daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow, worked with Wilson and his brother, Luke, on the 2001 film, "The Royal Tenenbaums."
"It was heartbreaking to hear. This is such a tough business and here he is at the pinnacle so you wonder how this happened," Danner told People magazine. "We just send him the best and loving wishes for good health."
Dannersaid she beleives professional pressure can be an extraordinary burden.
"It's a very delicate thing when you are in that position and I think it's tough," she said.
Danner extended her kind words to Wilson’s family.
"(It's) very sad because I know his parents a little bit," she added. "I've met them and Luke and they've been so wonderful to us and anytime and anything that happens, your heart goes out to them."