Liz Sheridan, who played Jerry Seinfeld’s mother on her hit sitcom, has died at the age of 93.
- Sheridan died in her sleep from natural causes five days after her 93rd birthday
- She was best known for her role as Jerry’s mother, but had previously done screen and stage work for decades.
- Seinfeld’s role spanned from 1990 to 1998, and the 2010 film The Rooney was one of his final credits.
Sheridan died in her sleep of natural causes on Friday, five days after her April 10 birthday, said her longtime representative and friend, Amanda Hendon.
He did not give more details, including where Sheridan was living.
Her Seinfeld role as Helen was most famous for her, but she worked for decades on stage and screen.
In the 1970s, Sheridan appeared in plays and musicals on Broadway, the latter including Happy End with Meryl Streep and Ballroom.
Sheridan had guest appearances on TV series including Kojak, Cagney & Lacey and Family Ties, and played pesky neighbor Raquel Ochmonek on ALF from 1986 to 1990.
She was on Seinfeld for the show from 1990 to 1998, playing her husband Morty opposite Barney Martin.
“How could someone not like him?” Helen said of her beloved Jerry.
The actor has appeared in films including Legal Eagles, Forget Paris and Wedding Bell Blues.
The 2010 TV movie The Rooney was one of his end credits.
New York native Elizabeth Ann Sheridan was born to jazz musician William Del Wells, who died in 2003.
According to Ms Hendon, Sheridan is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.