Actress Liz Sheridan has unfortunately passed away. She was 93 years old.
The beloved actress was best known for playing Jerry Seinfeld’s mother on “Seinfeld” and also had a reoccurring role on “ALF.” She appeared in several Broadway shows before she eventually passed away on Friday in New York City.
Her longtime friend and rep, Amanda Hendon, told Deadline that she passed away overnight in her sleep of natural causes.
Jerry Seinfeld Says He Was ‘So Lucky To Have Known’ TV Mom Liz Sheridan
Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her. pic.twitter.com/ae9TDHQILU
— Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) April 15, 2022
Shortly after her rep announced her death, Jerry Seinfeld, who played her TV son, took to Twitter to express his condolences.
He tweeted, “Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her.”
“Sorry to hear that. She was hilarious,” one fan commented. “Though of course some of us remember her from another show, too.” Liz was also well-known for playing the neighbor, Rachel, on “ALF.”
Liz Sheridan Was Also Well-Known For Her Role On ‘ALF’
Though of course some of us remember her from another show, too. 😪 pic.twitter.com/yH6hYJwl3H
— Christian Bohnenkamp 🇪🇺 💉💉💉 (@BHNNKMP) April 15, 2022
“Even at 93, life’s too short,” another added.
“She brought a lot of laughs and great memories to a lot of people. You all did @jerryseinfeld. The world needs more laughter,” another fan wrote.
“RIP Liz… Mrs Seinfeld was one of my favourite television characters… there is not a day goes by where I don’t watch this show… first Estelle now Liz…it is a sad year ….” another commented.
Liz Sheridan Is Joining Estelle Harris In ‘Seinfeld’ Heaven
I saw this on Seinfeldisms today and I love it. pic.twitter.com/qJI9DyiL9z
— Baxter (@JBax90s) April 15, 2022
“I loved how much she loved Jerry on the show. ‘How could Anyone not like you??’ A great, very lovable actress,” another wrote. “It feels like I lost a couple of friends this week. Thank you for making me laugh, always. Rest In Peace.” Comedian Gilbert Gottfried passed away earlier this week, on Tuesday.
“She was a real funny actress RIP,” another wrote. “In my opinion, one of the things that made Seinfeld so great, was that it had very talented supporting actors.”
Fans Will Always Remember Liz Sheridan As One Of The Best TV Moms
RIP Liz Sheridan. One of the greatest TV moms ever pic.twitter.com/QG1Ub6uqmM
— Stream the Vote 💙💛 (@StreamtheVote) April 15, 2022
RIP Liz Sheridan “what with Def Jam and all” always makes me laugh so hard pic.twitter.com/MDAw54ydIz
— Justin🦩Boldaji (@justinboldaji) April 15, 2022
Rest in Power, Mrs Seinfeld!
— 🇺🇦 We Wondered Why Not (@TyMurphy19) April 15, 2022
One of my most favorite scenes from Seinfeld… although Julia steals the scene Liz’s line ‘I hate her like poison’ still makes me laugh to this day. She will be missed but very fondly remembered. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/6FPfbeGG0J
— The REAL Bette Cracker (@DarrylWarped67) April 15, 2022