is saying goodbye to his "best friend."
The Legend star took to Tumblr on Wednesday with a heartfelt tribute to his late dog, Woodstock "Woody" Yamaduki, who died at age 6 following a short battle with an aggressive form the inflammatory muscle disease, polymyositis.
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Hardy's touching post detailed his fist time meeting Woody, and included a 10-minute video chronicling their special friendship.
"I first saw Woodstock running across a turnpike we were turning onto late one dark night in [Atlanta, Georgia]. Whilst we were shooting Lawless
," wrote Hardy. "He was a stray. 11 weeks old."
As he watched the dog run towards the highway in "pitch black," Hardy couldn’t help but be in awe, but he was also a little scared for the pup's safety.
"I panicked a little because I couldn’t help it had no