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Jessica Walter 2021 . Emmy Award.winning Arrested Development actress .

Jessica Walter 2021 . Emmy Award.winning Arrested Development actress .
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She won an Emmy for her role in Amy Prentiss, and earned several other Emmy and SAG nominations over her five-decade career

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She won an Emmy for her role in Amy Prentiss, and earned several other Emmy and SAG nominations over her five-decade career.

Jessica Walter, the Emmy Award-winning actress known for playing Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development, has died at her home in New York.

The American actress died in her sleep on Wednesday, aged 80, a representative confirmed on Thursday.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of my beloved mom Jessica,” said Walter’s daughter Brooke Bowman in a short statement.

“A working actor for over six decades, her greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off.

“While her legacy will live on through her body of work, she will also be remembered by many for her wit, class and overall joie de vivre.”

She was a force, and her talent and timing were unmatched.

Rest In Peace Mama Bluth.

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Walter won an Emmy for her role in the mid-1970s series Amy Prentiss, a spin-off of from US crime drama Ironside.

She was also nominated for several more for her roles in Trapper John, M.D.

and Streets of San Francisco.

For her part as the comically self-involved matriarch in sitcom Arrested Development, the actress earned another Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actress, along with two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations.

Tony Hale, her Arrested co-star, paid tribute to Walter on Thursday night, writing in a tweet: “She was a force, and her talent and timing were unmatched.

Rest in Peace Mama Bluth.”

Fellow co-star David Cross remembered Walter in a statement as “an absolutely brilliant actress and amazing talent”.

He added: “I consider myself privileged and very lucky to have been able to work with her.

Lucille Bluth is one of TV’s greatest characters.”

Walter also gained acclaim over acting career with her roles in films such as Clint Eastwood’s Play Misty for Me, and voicing the part of Malory Archer on the animated series Archer.

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The Emmy-winning actor, who also starred in Play Misty For Me and Grand Prix, died at her home in New York

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The Emmy-winning actor, who also starred in Play Misty For Me and Grand Prix, died at her home in New York

Last modified on Thu 25 Mar 2021 16.12 EDT

Actor Jessica Walter has died at the age of 80.

Walter, best known for her Emmy-winning role as Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development, died in her sleep at her New York home.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of my beloved mom Jessica,” said daughter Brooke Bowman in a statement.

“A working actor for over six decades, her greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off.

While her legacy will live on through her body of work, she will also be remembered by many for her wit, class and overall joie de vivre.”

The actor had won an Emmy in 1975 for the series Amy Prentiss and received three nominations for her performance as the sarcastic matriarch in the hit comedy show.

Walter was also known for her voice work in the animated series Archer, playing Malory Archer, the former CEO of the International Secret Intelligence Service.

Her most notable big-screen role was in Clint Eastwood’s 1971 thriller Play Misty For Me, as a woman scorned, a film many saw as a vital inspiration for Fatal Attraction.

Her other big-screen turns included John Frankenheimer’s Grand Prix and Sidney Lumet’s The Group, both released in 1966.

“I lost more parts than I’ve ever had, but you realize quick that you have to be like a terrier with a bone,” she said to Elle in 2019.

“So I did the circuit.

My God, I did the circuit.

If it’s a good role, I don’t care what the medium is, I take it.”

Walter’s most recent big-screen appearances included the comedies The Mimic and Undercover Grandpa.

She also provided her voice to the animated Harley Quinn series and appeared in episodes of American Housewife and Good Girls.

Tributes have arrived online from those in the industry.

Tony Hale, who played her son in Arrested Development, tweeted: “She was a force, and her talent and timing were unmatched.

Rest In Peace Mama Bluth.” Henry Winkler, who also starred on the show, wrote: “It was an honor to watch her comedy explode from the very first row.”

Walter’s husband, the Tony-winning actor and star of Friends Ron Leibman, died in 2019.

She is survived by daughter Bowman.

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– March 25, 2021
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