Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Ann Morgan Guilbert

Ann Morgan GuilbertOctober 16, 1928 – June 14, 2016
Ann Guilbert died of cancer in Los Angeles yesterday. She was 87.
She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Dr. Gerald Guilbert, a physician, and his wife, Cornelia. She attended Solomon Juneau High School, and after moving to San Francisco, she studied theater arts at Stanford University. 

She began her acting career as a featured performer and singer in the Billy Barnes Revues of the 1950s and 1960s. She is best known for her role as Millie Helper in 61 episodes of the early 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, and later Yetta RosenbergFran Fine's doddering grandmother, in 56 episodes of the 1990s sitcom The Nanny.

After The Dick Van Dyke Show, she made guest appearances in many other television shows, including Adam-12 (the premiere episode), as well as The Andy Griffith ShowLove, American StyleThat GirlDragnetPicket FencesSeinfeldCurb Your Enthusiasm and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

She appeared in such feature films as A Guide for the Married ManViva Max!Grumpier Old Men (as the mother of Sophia Loren's character), and Please Give, for which she received the CFA for Best Supporting Actress. In December 2004, she appeared in the reunion of The Nanny titled The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Rememberwith Fran DrescherLauren LaneRachel Chagall and other cast members of The Nanny.

Good Night Ms. Guilbert

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Tony Figueroa
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