Gerente de publicación, Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, confirmó la muerte de la actriz en un comunicado a Fox News el domingo, señalando que falleció después de luchar contra el cáncer durante casi cuatro años.
“Our pride is in who she was in addition to acting,” her family shared in a statement. “A person who made elaborate cakes for friends, sewed curtains for first apartments and showed us how to be kind, loving and forgiving in an often harsh world.”
Fecha límite notes that she was born in 1950 in Palo Alto, Calif. She got her career in show business started by working as an associate producer on the game show “Double Dare,” oriiginally hosted by the late Alex Trebek.
sin embargo, her first on-screen credit came by way of appearances in 1970s shows like “CHiPs,” “Barnaby Jones,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “The Lazarus Syndrome,” “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” y “Hart to Hart.”
Desde allí, her career in TV kicked into high gear with appearances on more high-profile shows like “El barco del amor,” “Cheers,” “Isla de la fantasía” y “The A-Team” in the 1980s before getting her breakout role of bail bondswoman Terri Michaels in the TV series “The Fall Guy.” The outlet reports she appeared in 65 episodes of the action drama between 1982 y 1985.
Desde 1985 a 1992, she appeared as public defender Christine Sullivan for 159 episodes of the comedy “Night Court.”
The Hollywood Reporter notes that fans may also recognize Post from the 1998 película “Hay algo sobre Mary,” in which she played the mother of Cameron Diaz’s character. She also had appearances later in life on popular shows like “Chicago P.D.” y “The Kids Are Alright.” After her cancer diagnosis, she still pursued acting with a role in the Netflix comedy “Santa Clarita Diet.”
Post is survived by her husband, producer and writer Michael A. Ross, and her daughters Kate Armstrong Ros and Daisy Schoenborn.