Carol Ann Susi, recently known for her role on the popular sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," has died at 62.
Hollywood Reporter reports she died of an aggressive cancer.
'Big Bang Theory' Star Carol Ann Susi Dies at 62 http://t.co/WpIwxhp5rrpic.twitter.com/kSwmVaW7hc
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 12, 2014
For eight seasons, she played the voice of Debbie Wolowitz, an unseen character on the show known for yelling at her son, Howard Wolowitz, played by Simon Helberg.
The shows producers released a statement Tuesday:
"Unseen by viewers, the Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit of a mystery throughout the show’s eight seasons. What was not a mystery, however, was Carol Ann’s immense talent and comedic timing, which were on display during each unforgettable appearance. In addition to her talent, Carol Ann was a constant source of joy and kindness to all. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with her family during this time, and we will miss her greatly."
Susi's work included appearances on "Seinfeld," "Cheers" and others.
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