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'Seinfeld' Cast Remembers Mrs. Seinfeld, Liz Sheridan, Dead At 93

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By Kristin Myers on April 17, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT

Actress Liz Sheridanpassed away on Friday, April 15. 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 in New York City.

Her longtime friend and rep, Amanda Hendon, told Deadline that she passed away overnight in her sleep of natural causes. Many have been paying tribute to the beloved TV Mom, including her TV son, Jerry Seinfeld.

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Jerry Seinfeld Says He Was ‘So Lucky To Have Known’ TV Mom Liz Sheridan

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.”

Around 2 AM the following day, Jason Alexander, who plays George Costanza on the show, paid tribute. Many were a little surprised to see how late Jason's post was, considering he was so quick to pay tribute to the late stand-up comedian Gilbert Gottfried that many learned of his death from Jason's tweet.

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Jason Alexander Calls Liz Sheridan A ‘Gracious And Grateful’ Person

He tweeted, “Oh my Lord, just learning of the passing of Liz Sheridan. She was as gracious and graceful a person and actress as you’ll ever meet. Fascinating life. Wonderful lady. Rest well. #RIPLizSheridan”

Jason Alexander had also just lost his own TV mom, Estelle Harris, two weeks ago. She passed away at 93 as well on April 2, just two days shy of her 94th birthday. She also passed away in her sleep of natural causes in Palm Desert, California.

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Her son, Glen Harris told Deadline, “It is with the greatest remorse and sadness to announce that Estelle Harris has passed on this evening at 6:25 pm. Her kindness, passion, sensitivity, humor, empathy, and love were practically unrivaled, and she will be terribly missed by all those who knew her.”

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Julia Louise-Dreyfus Calls for ‘Serenity Now’ For Estelle Harris

At this time, Julia Louise-Dreyfus has not posted her condolences yet. Her last tweet was from April 10, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of HBO’s “Veep.” However, she did pay tribute to the late Estelle Harris in a simply worded tweet on April 3.

She retweeted Variety’s article that she died and wrote, “RIP Estelle Harris. I love you. #serenitynow”

This post will be updated if and when the actress behind Elaine Benes posts.

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