US character actress Ann Morgan Guilbert, best known for The Nanny and The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died aged 87.
She died of cancer in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Guilbert appeared on dozens of shows over a four-decade career, including the next-door neighbour Millie Helper on The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1961. Her character was best friends with Mary Tyler Moore‘s character, Laura, who appeared in all five seasons of the sitcom.
In the ’90s, Guilbert was a regular on the The Nanny, playing the forgetful grandmother, Yetta Rosenberg.
Her other TV credits include The New Andy Griffith Show, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Life in Pieces, Grey’s Anatomy and all three seasons of HBO’s Getting On.
Theatre credits included The Naked Girl on the Appian Way, The Matchmaker, Arsenic and Old Lace and Harvey.