Vale: Carol Ann Susi

Carol Ann Susi, best known as the voice of an unseen mother on The Big Bang Theory, has died.

2014-11-13_0154Carol Ann Susi, best known as the voice of Howard Wolowitz’s unseen mother on The Big Bang Theory, has died, aged 62.

She died after a short battle with an aggressive cancer, her rep confirmed Tuesday.

Warner Bros. TV, CBS and the show’s executive producers — Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro and Bill Prady — released the following statement: “The Big Bang Theory family has lost a beloved member today with the passing of Carol Ann Susi, who hilariously and memorably voiced the role of Mrs. Wolowitz.

“Unseen by viewers, the Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit of a mystery throughout the show’s eight seasons. What was not a mystery, however, was Carol Ann’s immense talent and comedic timing, which were on display during each unforgettable appearance.

“In addition to her talent, Carol Ann was a constant source of joy and kindness to all. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with her family during this time, and we will miss her greatly.”

During her 40-year career, Susi also appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, Ugly Betty, That ’70s Show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Just Shoot Me and Seinfeld.

Source: TV Line

5 Responses

  1. so thats what she looks like. Im guessing now they will have to kill her off which will be interesting and im guessing an emotional one as Howard and his mum were close.

    Im guessing Stuart will have to find a new home now.

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