Markie Post, a staple of 80s television best known for roles on Night Court and The Fall Guy, has died at age 70. She had been diagnosed with cancer about four years ago.
Post was known for her sex appeal as well as her comedy chops. She played Mary’s mom in There’s Something About Mary, and she also memorably starred in the campy superhero series Electra Woman and Dyna Girl:
Despite Markie’s long career, her family told Deadline they wanted her to be remember as more than just an actor:
But for us, our pride is in who she was in addition to acting; 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.
Rest in peace, Electra Woman!
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