Hollywood oldest worker dies aged 105

Connie Sawyer
Connie Sawyer

The actress died peacefully at her home in Woodland Hills, California, according to Deadline. She had previously resided at the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s residential community for entertainment industry retirees in Los Angeles.

READ ALSO
Acting was Never My Wish, I Went Into It By Mistake – Blossom Chukwujekwu

“It was a hell of a run,” a rep for Sawyer told PEOPLE, adding, “In the old-fashioned sense of the phrase a ‘Great Broad.’ ”

The Pueblo, Colorado, native, who was born on November 27, 1912, made audiences laugh since before the television was even invented, first starring in vaudeville shows when she was just a child.

She later landed several cameos and roles on programs for nearly six decades amassing over 140 credits, including The Way West,AdaThe Man in the Glass BoothThe Mary Tyler Moore ShowHawaii Five-ODynastyMurder, She WroteArchie Bunker’s PlaceHome ImprovementSeinfeld, Will & GraceERThe OfficeHow I Met Your Mother and Ray Donovan.

READ ALSO
NEW MUSIC: Mugeez of R2Bees drops new tune

In 2014, Sawyer acted opposite Zooey Deschanel in New Girl and worked on NCIS: Los Angeles in 2013 and 2 Broke Girlsin 2012.

Meanwhile, Sawyer got her first film role in the 1950s when Frank Sinatra’s manager spotted her in a Broadway play called A Hole in the Head. In recent decades, she is best known for movie roles in Dumb and DumberThe Pineapple Express, and When Harry Met Sally.



Stay Connected , follow us on: Facebook: @creebhillsdotcom, Twitter: @creebhillsblog, Instagram: @creebhills, Pinterest: @creebhills Telegram: creebhills

To place an advert/sponsored post on our site, contact us via [email protected], [email protected]
Previous articleDon’t Panic! NNPC ‘releases 250 trucks of petrol’to Lagos
Next articleKim Kardashian epic response to a troll on twitter 
Pro Blogger, Online Content Developer with over 3 years of experience

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here