The legendary actress won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the 1987 “Munsterk”.
Olympia Dukakis died at the age of 89 at his New York City home on Saturday.
“My dear sister Olympia Dukakis passed away in New York City this morning,” wrote her brother Apollo. Facebook. “After many months of failed health he is finally at peace and with her [husband] Louis [Zorich]”
The cause of death has not yet been determined.
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Chops starring on stage, TV and film stars led her to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1987’s “Munsterk”, where she starred Rose Kastorini, the mother-in-law of Cher’s Loresta.
Another fan favorite of Gossip Clary Belcher in the 1989 “Still Magnolia” duo expands her acting skills alongside Shirley McLean, Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Dolly Parton and Daryl Hanner.
She also starred in “Working Girl”, “Look Who Talking” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus”.
“The funny thing is people throw me in the street and shout from my movies: for ‘Monstruck’ they say, ‘Your life is going to the toilet.’ Or from ‘Daddy’ they say, ‘How many chops of this pig?’ They say, ‘You know what?’ “It’s really funny,” he said Los Angeles Times In 1999.
According to the outlet, he once said, “I didn’t become an actor to be famous or rich. I became an actor so I could play great parts.”
As news of his pass spread, he took to social media to pay homage to the Hollywood legend.
Cher tweeted, “Olympia Dukakis is an amazing, Academy Award-winning actress. Olympia played Munster as my mother, even as part of a victimized wife, We The Time. She told me how much she loved Louis, her ‘handsome talent’. , Husband ‘, I talked to him 3 weeks ago.
“RIP Olympia Dukakis … Customer Actor,” shared Viola Davis. “You’ve extended their game around with a pleasure to work well rest well angels ‘angel planes can sing you to rest.’
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