Liz Sheridan Seinfeld actress dies at 93

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Liz Sheridan, Jerry Seinfeld's doting mother on the beloved comedy, died early Friday. Her age: 93.

Sheridan died peacefully in her sleep on April 10, five days after her birthday, according to her longtime publicist and friend Amanda Hendon. She did not say where Sheridan lived.

Her role as Helen on "Seinfeld" came after decades on stage and screen. Sheridan's 1970s Broadway musicals included "Happy End" with Meryl Streep and "Ballroom."

“She was always appreciative to her fans and felt lucky to have spent decades in the entertainment business,” Hendon said.

Estelle Harris, another “Seinfeld” parent, passed away on April 2. Harris, who portrayed George Costanza's irate mother, was 93.

The snooty neighbor Raquel Ochmonek on “ALF” from 1986 until 1990. From 1990 until 1998, she costarred on “Seinfeld” with Barney Martin as Morty.

The loveliest, friendliest TV mother a son could ask for, Seinfeld tweeted Friday. “Every time she came on our show, it felt like home. “Glad to have known her.

Sheridan expressed her affection for the comedian in a 1998 AP interview.

"I'll hug him goodbye and hello," she remarked. “I told him I adored him like a son. ‘I know,' he responded. I adore you and Barney like my parents.'

“Legal Eagles,” “Forget Paris,” and “Wedding Bell Blues.” Her final credits included the 2010 TV movie “The Rooneys”.

Sheridan wrote about her early 1950s romance with an unknown James Dean in her book Dizzy & Jimmy. When Dizzy, a teenage New York City nightclub dancer, met Dean.

He became a star after they parted, with films like “Rebel Without a Cause.” In 1955, at the age of 24, he died in an automobile crash.

Elizabeth Ann Sheridan married jazz musician William Dale Wales, who died in 2003. According to Hendon, Sheridan is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.

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