‘Police Academy’ Star Marion Ramsey Dead At 73
Written by BET on January 7, 2021
Marion Ramsey, identified for her performing in Police Academy movies and on the Broadway stage in 1978’s Eubie!, reportedly died on Thursday at her residence in Los Angeles. She was 73.
Variety confirmed the information with Ramsey’s supervisor Roger Paul. The outlet experiences that she had lately fallen sick, nevertheless her reason behind demise is at present unknown.
Ramsey was well-known for her position as Officer Laverne Hooks within the Police Academy movies. Her profession started although in 1964 when she appeared in Howdy Dolly!.
On Broadway, the actor acted in Miss Moffat, Eubie!, and on display screen she was concerned within the ABC selection present Maintain On Truckin’ and held an everyday position on Cos.
Ramsey’s performing profession stretched all the best way into the 2010s as she reunited with fellow Police Academy solid member Steve Guttenberg for 2015’s Lavalantula and 2016’s 2 Lava 2 Lantula.
Marion Ramsey was additionally an HIV and AIDS consciousness advocate all through her life. She is survived by her three brothers.