(CNN) –– Award-winning actress Jessica Walter, who was recognized for her role in the TV series “Arrested Development,” died Wednesday night while sleeping at her home in New York City, according to CNN.
He is 80 years old.
“I am deeply saddened to confirm the death of my dear mother Jessica,” her daughter Brooke Bowman said in a statement. “As an actress who has worked for more than six decades, her greatest joy has brought joy to others through her storytelling on and off the screen. Although her legacy lives on through her work, many will remember her for her knowledge, class and overall Joey de Vivre.
Jessica Walter’s career
Born in New York City, Walter starred on stage and on screen.
He has acted in various roles in many productions. From the movies Great prize, high award, great reward And Clint Eastwood made his directorial debut Play Misty for me For various Broadway plays. Among them, “Photo Finish”, which won the 1963 Clarence Derwent Award for Best Broadway Debut Performance.
In addition, Jessica Walter won an Emmy in 1975 for her role in the NBC series “Amy Prentice”. A play centered on a young San Francisco police detective whose life quickly catapults. This product is a sequel to the then very popular series “Ironside”.
The actress has appeared in many TV series over the years. For example, “Dropper John MD” and “Streets of San Francisco”, for which he received Emmy nominations.
«Arrested Development» y «Archer
However, the recent voicing of Mallory Archer in the cult classic “Arrested Development” and the animated series “Archer” by Lucille Bluet expanded Walter’s fan base. Bringing you more award nominations.
Tribute to Walter aired on social media this Thursday.
This is incredibly sad. I loved Jessica so much, Director Paul Feek tweeted. “She was so much fun, she marched at her own pace. A truly original woman, I had the honor of working many times over. Jessica, I love you so much. Be quiet,” he added.