actress Liz Sheridanbest known for playing the comical, loving mother Jerry Seinfeld‘s Jerry on his show of the same name has died. The New York native died of natural causes at 2:30 a.m. Friday at the age of 93. TMZ reports.
“Liz has always been the sweetest, kindest TV mom a son could wish for,” the comedian began a warm tribute on Twitter. “Every time she came to our show, it was the most comfortable feeling for me. So lucky to have known her.”
Liz has always been the sweetest, kindest TV mom a son could ask for. Every time she came to our show, it was the most comfortable feeling for me. So lucky to have known her. pic.twitter.com/ae9TDHQILU
— Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) April 15, 2022
Liz played Jerry’s hilariously overprotective but loving mother, Helen Seinfeld, from 1990 to 1998. She appeared in 21 episodes of the show and was the only member of the cast aside from the four main cast members to have a role in nine seasons of the hit ’90s comedy.
Coincidentally, their deaths come just two weeks after the other His field Mother, Estelle Harriswho was also 93 years old. The equally hilarious actress who acted George CostanzaThe mother of , Estelle, also received a touching tribute from her TV son on Twitter. “One of my favorite people has passed away – my TV mom Estelle Harris. The joy of playing with her and enjoying her lovely laugh was a treat. I adore you Estelle. love to your family. Serenity now and always,” he wrote.
Jerry and George have often vented at each other about their overbearing New York moms on the show — with love, of course.
In addition to His fieldLiz also had a recurring role as Raquel Ochmonek on the NBC sitcom ALF, which ran from 1986 to 1990. Before appearing on television, Liz began working as a dancer in New York nightclubs in the Big Apple, where she met the then-budding actor james dean before he hit it big with Rebelling for no reason and east of Eden. she wrote a book Dizzy & Jimmy: My Life With James Dean: A Love Story, detailed how they were each other’s first romantic love in New York in 1952.
“We had great times […] we didn’t want to be apart,” she wrote. “We found a place and lived together… [b]before he really made it big.” When there was no sure plan for their future as Dean pursued Hollywood, their relationship eventually ended. “He got sucked into this career and I couldn’t follow him,” she said in an interview.
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