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‘Seinfeld’ star Liz Sheridan, beloved TV mother of Jerry, dead at 93

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Liz Sheridan, the witty and attentive actress who played the mother of Jerry Seinfeld’s character on “Seinfeld,” has died just five days after her 93rd birthday.The longtime dancer and actress, who also made recurring appearances on “ALF,” died peacefully in her sleep Friday morning, a close friend and rep for the veteran performer, Amanda Hendon, confirmed to Deadline.Reps for Sheridan did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.WHERE IS THE ‘SEINFELD’ CAST NOW?
“The Stakeout” Episode 2: Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer and Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld. Sheridan, the witty and attentive actress who played the mother of Jerry Seinfeld’s character on “Seinfeld,” has died just five days after her 93rd birthday.
(Darius Anthony/NBCU Photo Bank)Born April 10, 1929, in Rye, New York, Sheridan began her screen career in titles such as “The White Shadow,” “Kojak” and “Gimme a Break!”JERRY SEINFELD SAYS HE WOULD ‘FIX SOME THINGS’ IN ‘SEINFELD’ IF HE HAD A TIME MACHINEShe also appeared in dozens of episodes of “ALF” from 1986 to 1990. From the moment Sheridan was cast as Helen Seinfeld, fans of the series raved of her motherly charm and being hilariously overprotective of her son.
Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld and Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld. Born April 10, 1929, in Rye, N.Y., Sheridan began her screen career in titles such as “The White Shadow,” “Kojak” and “Gimme a Break!”
(NBCU Photo Bank)Sheridan was also a prominent Broadway star, starring opposite Christopher Lloyd and a young Meryl Streep in the 1977 musical “Happy End.”JERRY SEINFELD RECALLS MOMENT CAST KNEW ‘SEINFELD’ WAS OVER: ‘SHOULDN’T PUSH OUR LUCK’She famously dated late actor James Dean and penned a book about their romance, “Dizzy and Jimmy.”
“The Wizard” Episode 15: Jerry Seinfeld (left) as Jerry Seinfeld, Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld and Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld.
(Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank)Jerry Seinfeld and friend Larry David created “Seinfeld” over 30 years ago. It debuted on NBC July 5, 1989. Fans can still stream all 180 episodes of the beloved series on Netflix.NETFLIX TO STREAM ‘SEINFELD’ STARTING IN 2021Described as the “show about nothing,” “Seinfeld” follows four friends living in Manhattan. The sitcom was nominated for 68 Emmys, winning 10, and is widely regarded as one of the best comedies made to date.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPSheridan is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.

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