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Shelley Morrison Bio – Shelley Morrison Wiki
Shelley Morrison born Rachel Mitrani was an American theater and television actress. She was best known for playing maid Rosario Salazar on “Will & Grace” from 1999-2006. Rosario was originally written to appear in just one episode of the hit NBC series, but her dynamic with Megan Mullally’s Karen resonated so well with audiences that the character went on to appear in 68 episodes over eight seasons of the original series.
The “Will & Grace” ensemble, including Morrison, was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble in 2002 and 2004. Morrison received two American Latino Media Arts Award nominations for outstanding supporting actress in a TV series in 2006 and 2002, as well as one for outstanding actress in a TV series in 2001 for her role on the show, according to Variety.
Before her turn on “Will & Grace,” Morrison was best known for playing Sister Sixto on “The Flying Nun” alongside Sally Field in the late ’60s and early ’70s. She also had extensive credits as a guest actress, including roles on “The Partridge Family,” “Three’s A Crowd,” “My Favorite Martian,” “Laredo,” “Gunsmoke” and “General Hospital.” She also appeared in the 1997 rom-com “Fools Rush In,” with Salma Hayek and Matthew Perry.
Shelley Morrison Age
She was born on October 26, 1936, in New York, New York, United States. She died on December 1, 2019. She was 83.
Shelley Morrison Husband
She was married to her husband Walter Dominguez since 1973.
Shelley Morrison Children
She has no children.
Shelley Morrison Death
Morrison died on December 1, 2019, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart failure after a brief illness. Her publicist, Lori DeWaal, confirmed to The Associated Press. She was 83.
Sean Hayes, who played Jack McFarland on “Will & Grace,” paid tribute to Morrison in an Instagram post.
“Such sad news. Our beloved Shelley Morrison passed away today. She was absolutely hilarious and had the biggest heart. She was a part of our Will and Grace family and will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to her husband, Walter and her entire family.”
Eric McCormack tweeted: “Shelley was a beautiful soul & a wonderful actor. Her work as Rosario, season after season, was as nuanced and real as it was hysterical. She will be missed by everyone at #WillandGrace, she’s a huge part of it. Sending so much love to Walter and Shelley’s whole family. #Rosario”
Shelley Morrison Cause of Death
She died of heart failure.
Shelley Morrison Net Worth
Information about Shelley Morrison’s net worth is being updated.
Shelley Morrison Height
She stood at a height of 1.65 m.
Shelley Morrison Nationality
She was of American-Spanish nationality.