“Beverly Hills, 90210” TV series actress Esther Scott dies

She was 66

Esther Scott, who made a number of guest appearances on hit show “Beverly Hills, 90210,” died Friday in Los Angeles, her representative confirmed. She had suffered a heart attack Tuesday at her Santa Monica home. She was 66.

The actress also appeared in “Boyz N the Hood,” voiced Shodu in the “Ewoks” series and guest-starred on dozens of TV series.

Arrivals at “The Birth of a Nation” Los Angeles Premiere held at the Cinerama Dome on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
Pictured: Esther Scott,Gabrielle Union
Aja Naomi King
Penelope Ann Miller
Eloisa May Huggins
Elizabeth Chambers
Armie Hammer
Gloria Govan
Derek Fisher
Garcelle Beauvais
Annie Ilonzeh
Kim Dickens
Jeryl Prescott
Chike Okonkwo
Katie Garfield
Nate Parker
Tony Espinosa
Michael Finley
Alfre Woodard
Loretta Devine
Jackie Earle Haley
Mark Boon Jr.
Chris Greene
Colman Domingo
Jayson Warner Smith
Jason Stuart
John Savage
Ryan Mulkay
Roger Guenveur Smith
Donnell Turner
Charlie Barnett
Jesse Williams
Esther Scott
Chadwick Boseman
Kerry Rhodes
Angel Parker
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Born in Queens, N.Y., Scott appeared in at least 73 films and shows beginning in the 1980s. She had recurring roles in “The Geena Davis Show, ” “The Help” TV show and “Hart of Dixie,” and “Full House,” “Ellen,” “Sister Sister,” “Hart of Dixie” and “The Steve Harvey Show.” In the popular film “Boyz N the Hood,” Scott played the grandmother of Tisha. She voiced the character Shodu in the “Star Wars” animated spin-off “Ewoks.”

source variety.com

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