CYNTHIA Harris was television and stage actress who was best known for her roles in the television series Edward & Mrs. Simpson.
It was announced on October 6, 2021, that Harris had passed away.
Who was Cynthia Harris?
As well as her work on Edward & Mrs Simpson, Harris was known for her work on Mad About You.
She portrayed Paul Reiser’s mother on the NBC sitcom
A New York native, she was born in 1934 and became interesting in acting from an early age.
The late star began studying theater when she was 12, before going on to earn a degree in theater and literature from Smith College.
Throughout her career, Cynthia starred in many Broadway and off-Broadway productions, inccluding The Best Laid Plans, The White House Murder Case, Company, and Lost in Yonkers.
Her most recent theater credit was for her performance in the Mint Theater Company’s 2017 revival of The Lucky One.
What was her cause of death?
Harris died on October 3, 2021, aged 87 in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Her cause of death is currently unknown.
Cynthia’s family announced her passing with an obituary on Wednesday, writing: “In addition to having devoted her life to the theater she was active in many philanthropic causes.
“Cynthia is survived by her loving partner Nathan Silverstein, her devoted assistant Terrence Mintern, her brother Dr. Matthew Harris (Frances), her sister-in-law Maryjane Harris (brother David predeceased her) and many nieces and nephews.
“Cynthia’s passing is a great loss for the dramatic arts and for all of us.”