Actress Markie Post known for ‘Night Court’ dies at 70 after battle with cancer
Post died Saturday, her supervisor Ellen Lubin Sanitsky of Wright Home entertainment verified to CNN on Sunday.
“With great sadness, the family of actress Markie Post tonight shares her passing after a three year, ten month battle with cancer,” her household stated in a declaration.
Post selected to continue working regardless of fighting cancer and going through chemo treatments, “determined to make it her ‘side job,'” the declaration stated, including that the starlet contributed in a Life time Christmas film and was a regular visitor star on the ABC series “The Kids Are Alright” throughout that battle.
“But for us, our pride is in who she was in addition to acting; a person who made elaborate cakes for friends, sewed curtains for first apartments and showed us how to be kind, loving and forgiving in an often harsh world,” her household stated.
Post ended up being extensively understood for her functions on the popular 1980s programs, “The Fall Guy” and “Night Court” and more current looks in ABC’s “The Kids are Alright” and Life Time Movies.
Homages to Post
Many individuals who worked with the starlet revealed their acknowledgements for her death.
Ed Asner, who worked with the starlet in the comedy “Hearts Afire” likewise shared a homage on Twitter.
Sophia Bush, who stars in NBC’s Chicago P.D. and worked with Post when she looked like Bush’s mom on the program, shared a touching post in honor of the starlet.
There are no information of Post’s memorial and all queries were described her supervisor.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.