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Conchata Ferrell, a three-time Emmy nominee who appeared in more than 200 episodes of Two và a Half Men và was a regular on L.A. Law‘s sixth season, died Monday at Sherman Oaks Hospital of complications following a cardiac arrest. She was 77. She died peacefully surrounded by family.

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Ferrell probablyis best known for her role as no-nonsense housekeeper Berta on the hit CBS comedy Two và a Half Men. The role earned her a pair of Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy nominations in 2005 and 2007.

“She was a beautiful human,” Two & a Half Men star Jon Cryer said. “I’m crying for the woman I’ll miss, & the joy she brought so many.” Added fellow Men star Charlie Sheen, “An absolute sweetheart, a consummate pro, a genuine friover. Berta, your housekeeping was a tad suspect, your ‘people’ keeping was perfect.”

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The veteran actress also landed an Emmy nomination in 1992 for her role as Susan Bloom on L.A. Law. She was a regular on that Emmy-winning series during its sixth season. Her other notable TV series include Good Times, ER, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, BJ và the Bear andGrace và Frankie.

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Ferrell was an accomplished stage actress. She gained success off-Broadway as an original member of the Circle Repertory Theatre. For her appearance as Gertrude Blum in Edward J. Moore’s The Sea Horse, she received a Drama Desk Award, a Theatre World Award và an Obie Award for Best Actress in 1974. Her role as April Green in Lanford Wilson’s Hot L Baltimore led her to lớn Los Angeles and a starring role in the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name.

Lear called Ferrell “one of the dearest people and most amazing talents I have sầu ever worked with.”

Other notable productions Ferrell appeared in include Battle of Angels in 1974 by Tennessee Williams (later known as Orpheus Descending), and Picnic by William Inge at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

“Conchata Ferrell was exactly the kind of artist for whom we created our theater – a deeply honest performer who would inspire our playwrights khổng lồ create roles for her,” said Circle Rep’s founding artistic director, Marshall W. Mason. “She was our first home-grown star.”

Ferrell’s extensive film credits include Heartl& — which marked her first starring role — Network, Mystic Pizza, True Romance, Erin Brockovich, Edward Scissorhands, Mr. Deeds and Krampus. Throughout her career, Ferrell was represented by talent agent & cđại bại frikết thúc Judith Moss.

“I started my long journey with Conchata Ferrell in 1975,” Moss said. “What started as an agent/client relationship grew into lớn a long-lasting friendship, & I consider her family. Her work và being in front of an audience was always her joy. Conchata’s talent, laughter and smart, quick wit that she brought lớn her characters và her life will be greatly missed.”

Born Conchata Galen Ferrell on March 28, 1943, in Charleston, WV, she attended West Virginia University and Marshall University. Ferrell graduated from Marshall with a degree in history education. She later taught acting for television at UCLA for several years.

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Ferrell, whose most recent credits included Netflix’s The Ranch, TV movie A Very Nutty Christmas và the upcoming feature Deported, moved into lớn a long-term care facility several months ago after suffering a cardiac arrest. She is survived by her husb&, Arnie Anderson, and her daughter, Samantha. In lieu of flowers the family requests any donations to lớn & the

Here is more from Mason’s memories of Ferrell, whom he directed in her most significant plays:

After graduating from Marshall University, Conchata Ferrell came from West Virginia to the Circle Repertory Company, an off-off-Broadway company in its first year, where she made her debut as the Maid who lighted a chandelier và then raised it to illuminate Chekhov’s Three Sisters.

Lanford Wilson saw Chatty (as we all knew her) as Agnes in his one-act Ludlow Fair opposite Trish Hawkins, và he was so delighted that he wrote The Hot L Baltimore for them. Chatty anchored the long-running hit as April, the world-weary wise-cracker who had done everything và enjoyed most of it. Her star turn attracted the attention of Norman Lear, who created a television series of Hot L around her.

Before she left for Hollywood, Chatty came baông xã khổng lồ Circle Rep lớn play Gertie, a mesmerizing performance in The Sea Horse, which won her an Obie Award.

Then, she played the breathless, sexually hysterical artist Vee Talbot, the wife of the red-neông xã Sheriff in the Thủ đô New York premiere of Tennessee Williams’ Battle of Angels.

In the early 80’s, she joined an all-star cast in the Ahmanson Theater production of Picnic, as Mrs. Potts, the warm-hearted neighbor of Jennifer Jason Leigh & Rue McClanahan. She reprised her role in the Showtime television version.

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She was a beautiful human

Berta’s gruff exterior was an invention of the writers. Chatty’s warmth & vulnerability were her real strengths.

I’m crying for the woman I’ll miss, and the joy she brought so many.

— Jon Cryer (
MrJonCryer) October 13, 2020

an absolute sweetheart a consummate proa genuine frikết thúc a shocking and painful loss.