Ann Wedgeworth, who starred in “Three’s Company,” “Scarecrow” and “Evening Shade” died on Thursday.
She was 83.
The Tony Award-winning actress died after a prolonged keep at a New York space nursing residence, her daughter confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Wedgeworth gained the Tony in 1978 for her function in Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two” directed by Herbert Ross. She additionally acquired the National Society of Film Critics Award in 1977 for finest supporting actress in Jonathan Demme’s “Citizens Band.”
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Her function on “Three’s Company” was Lana Shields, a three-time divorcee, who strikes next-door to the trio, however her function was short-lived and due to a mutual resolution, she left after a handful of episodes, in line with THR.
She additionally had a featured function on the CBS sitcom “Evening Shade” starring Burt Reynolds for 4 seasons between 1990-1994.
Wedgeworth portrayed a loving mom to Patsy Cline (Jessica Lange) in “Sweet Dreams” in 1985, in addition to Sissy Spacek’s mother in 1991’s “Hard Promises.”
The completed actress had numerous different roles in Broadway and in movie, together with taking part in the spouse to Robert DeNiro in “Bang the Drum Slowly.”
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One of the biggest movies she was recognized for is “Scarecrow” in 1973, which was a co-winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
Wedgeworth starred alongside Gene Hackman and Al Pacino.
She is survived by husband Ernest Martin, daughter Dianna and son, Michael.
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