Helen Slayton-Hughes has died at the age of 92.
O Parques e recreação alum’s death was announced on her Facebook page by family members on Thursday. “To the friends and fans of our beloved Helen, Helen passed away last night,” a postagem lida, “Her pain has ended but her fierce spirit lives on. Thank you for the love and support of her and her work.”
It ended, “Rest sweet one. -With love: The Hughes family.”
No cause of death was revealed in the announcement.
Alongside the announcement of her passing, the family compartilhou um vídeo of some of Slayton-Hughes’ quotes and most memorable moments in character. “I love doing drama but I’m always hired to do comedy,” a citação lida.
“To our beloved Helen…you always made us laugh,” text across the screen read. “Thank you for the love and laughter. You inspired us all by living your dream until the end. Descanse agora, our sweet Helen. We know the laughter will continue wherever you are.”
Another quote by Helen read: “The universe is getting ready for a big project: preparing for my departure.”
Slayton-Hughes was best known for her role as Ethel Beavers on the beloved NBC workplace comedy Parques e recreação. Contudo, her time in Hollywood didn’t stop there. Slayton-Hughes, who was born in 1930, began acting at age 10 no 1980 filme Mafia on the Bounty. After some years off screen, she returned in early 2000. No 2012 she appeared in 18 episodes of the series Burning Love.