Obituary, Actor

Obituary, Actor

Shelley Morrison, ‘Will & Grace’ Actress, Dies at 83

Ms. Morrison’s portrayal of the memorable maid Rosario, who stood up to her socialite boss, made her a fan favorite.

2.12.2019

Shelley Morrison’s portrayal of the memorable maid Rosario, who stood up to her socialite boss on “Will & Grace,” made her a fan favorite. She has died at age 83.

Ms. Morrison’s portrayal of the memorable maid Rosario, who stood up to her socialite boss, made her a fan favorite.

Ms. Morrison died of heart failure, according to a statement from her husband, Walter Dominguez.

The daughter of Spanish immigrants, Ms. Morrison was born and raised in the Bronx, where a street sign carries her name at 159th Street and Grand Concourse Boulevard as part of the Bronx Walk of Fame. After moving to Los Angeles, she attended Los Angeles City College and began her stage career, becoming one of the city’s first female stage producers.

But she was best known for her work on “Will & Grace,” where she played a maid to Karen, played by Megan Mullally. As one of the few characters willing to stand up to her socialite boss, Rosario became a fan favorite.

Read more: The New York Times

snowberrymoon Aww no. She was awsome. May her memory be a blessing ❤️ RIP Rosario 😘😢🙏 Sad to hear this, she had great comedic timing. Rest In Peace, Shelley Morrison thank you for all the laughs🙏🏻🌹 Sad.. RIP 😓 😭 I guess it's appropriate to watch Rosario's funeral episode now 💔 RIP ShelleyMorrison ... I loved her on the WillAndGrace show.

What’s wil & Grace ? Wow RIP. 🙏🏾

Shelley Morrison, ‘Will & Grace’ Actress, Dies at 83Shelley Morrison, who played Karen Walker’s sharp-tongued yet endearing maid Rosario Salazar on “Will & Grace,” has died. She was 83. Morrison died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Cen…

R.I.P girl you were so funny!!! And I’m sad that you’re gone!!! Is this the lady who was arrested for shoplifting? Thoughts and prayers. 😔 R.I.P Rosy RIP beautiful lady 💔 Shelley Morrison played her part very well on Will and Grace. I was a great fan of the show thought the cast was excellent. I was later revolted by certain actors on the show that continually bashed President Trump. I can NEVER respect them again! 

shelmorrison was the absolute best! Rest in power, you’ll never know how much your show changed my life for the better. -Fabs xo We will miss you!! You're so funny and perfect for the part on Will and Grace. RIP ❤️❤️ RIP Shelley 💔 you will be missed

Will & Grace Actress Shelley Morrison Dies at 83Actress Shelley Morrsion has passed away at the age of 83. She was best known for her role in Will & Grace. RIP💐 😢 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔

💔 🙏🏾 May she rest in peace. ♥️we love you Rosario/Shelley! RIP Hard to believe she was 83! So talented and one of my favorites. She'll be missed...RIP. 💔 There are no words... RIP. R.I.P 🙏🏾❤️❤️🙏🏾 thought & prayers with the family at this sad time xx She was comedicly talented & as Rosario she was a super addition to the “Will & Grace” show I missed her not being there on their comeback episodes. The banter between her & the other castmates was priceless❣️R.I.P.🙏🏻Shelley Morrison prayers you the family & friends & coworkers❣️

I miss her and am sad. The world lost a bright light. What a wonderful lady. May she RIP. 💜 marissa58596743 this is sad. I liked her

Shelley Morrison Dies: ‘Will & Grace’ Actress And Fan Favorite Was 83Veteran actress and Will & Grace breakout star and fan-favorite Shelley Morrison died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 83. Morrison’s publicist Lori DeWaal to… 😢🙏 Se murio Rosario OMG 😲 Twitter is just full of very sad 😢 news tonight R.I.P.

RIP She was the maid in Troop Beverly Hills! RIP 💜 💔 dolliedyke Sending comfort to all her loved ones Prays for the family RIP Shelley🙏⚘ I thought she already died must've confused with will and grace killing off her character. Hell I thought she already died. Wow. Rest in heaven. 🙏🏾 ♥️♥️♥️

https://people.comGet the latest news about celebrities, royals, music, TV, and real people. Find exclusive content, including photos and videos, on PEOPLE.com. RIH FUNNY ANGEL ❤️❤️❤️😚😚😚 😞 😮

amy20584 !!! May she(R.l.p)😢😢 Who? Ah Rosario, the patience of a saint and the tongue of a hilarious viper. Shelley, you reign supreme. 💔💔💔💔 R.I.P, Shelley Morrison....Now you're 'Flying' high in heaven....theflyingnun willandgrace actress StevenBrodie14 😔 I loved Roasario, such a funny character. This is such sad news. RIP Shelley ❤️

shiraweiss Awwww, Rosario! RIP 🙏✨❤️

https://ew.comEntertainment Weekly has all the latest news about TV shows, movies, and music, as well as exclusive behind the scenes content from the entertainment industry. 😥😥😥😥😥😥😥 rest in peace Awwwww!! I loved her on WillandGrace. Condolences to family and friends.

RIP queen!!! You gave me some laughs Rosarioooo noooo. RIP RIP Shelley Morrison. You brought many smiles to your loyal fans. 💔 No no no no noooooooo Oh i love her :( Rest In Peace thanks for all the laughs! Nettaaaaaaaa Oh no cwdNYC 🕊 DAMN!!!! So now Rosario really did pass away 😢 condolences to her family and friends 😢❤️

Veteran ‘Will and Grace’ actress Shelley Morrison dies at 83Morrison played Rosario Salazar, a maid from El Salvador, in the original run of “Will and Grace” from 1999 to 2006, becoming part of a cast that won a Screen Actor s Guild award for best ensemble in a comedy series.

Truman2386 😢 RIP “Rosario” ! 😢🙏🏼💐🌷🌹🌺 IconicJohnathan Oh wow RIP Rosario!!! RIP REST IN PEACE.SHE WAS A GREAT PERSON ON WILL AND GRACE Patches? We don't need no stinking patches 😪💙 RIP RIP Rosario. You were cool RIP Shelley Morrison RIP So sad. Rest. 🙏🏻♥️ Rest In Peace 💐 Wow she was 83! She looked amazing. I loved her on the show. My heart goes out to her family and friends.

Awwwwww!!! RIH! ROSARIO4EVER I am crushed to learn of the passing of the great actress,Shelly Morrison. She made me laugh in The Flying Nun and Will & Grace. She will be lovingly missed. WillAndGrace I often wished her character Rosario was my mom lol . Her constant Members Only jacket was priceless ! Ty ShelleyMorrison for many many laughs over the years . Rest In Peace 🙏❤️

Rest well ShelleyMorrison You'll always be our Rosario 🕊️ Shelley was such a valuable part of W&G, the show wasn't the same without her. Rest in Peace 😥😥😥😥😥 sad RIP JimDeVault1 RIP Shelley.

Rest Easy . L Condolences to her family. Loved her. Wonderful actor and person 💗 I absolutely loved Rosario on Will and Grace. After Shelley’s character died, I didn’t watch the show that much. She added the extra humor. I send my condolences to her friends and family. 🙏🏾 Pisces_February 😢😢😢😢 You Will Be Missed God Bless.

Aww so sad... Loved Rosario, laughed in every scene she was in ... RIP Shelley x I loved that woman! She was humbly funny in her role as Karen’s side-kick! May she rest! God knows best and I pray wherever she is she’s making others smile! She was so funny and will be missed.

No!!!!! Thank you for the laughter!!! You are epic!!! Many blessings on your journey into the light. Oh my god 😢 So sad! Our love to her family 3 Mándela effect, bro I remember her dieing like a year or 2 ago, which was why they did the Rosario died episode Good another man looking Hollywood elite gone. Why are these women so masculine looking? Ugly!

Noooooo not Rosario 😢😢💜 Never watched the show Rest In Peace 🙏🏽 Aaaawww, she was beautiful and awesome. RIPShelleyMorrison 🙏🏽💙 jrh2015

A sad loss...Loved her portrayals. Such a beautiful woman at 83. RIP Shelley Morrison🌹 😿 R.I.P. Shelley Morrison!🙏🏻❤😥 clptnfan So sorry for her families loss. May she Rest In Peace Rip Rosario ♥️ Nooooooo 😭 Noooooo! 💔❤😞 Sad to hear this. May she RIP. RIP Oh no. RIP 💔💔

RIP Shelley Morrison 🙏🏾 God bless her soul. RIP Lovely lady & thank you for your wonderful screen presence 🥰💖🙏 Rest easy. Thank you for all the joy and laughter you brought to the world May she Rest In Peace - sincerethanks for all the laughs you brought to so many lives - and I hope El Presidente of Costaguadimexirico declares a day of respect for you ;-)

Such a funny and talented lady. Brilliant in that role. AMD_T

RIP She was great RIP. 💕 God have mercy Janet and Norman send our condolences to the family and friends God bless you guys thank you God bless you all🙏🎬🎥🎞🙏❤ hamberger_chloe RIP The only reason I watched that show was for Karen and Rosario. Rest In Peace. RIP Shelly Morrison, star of WillAndGrace Very sad.☹ Rest In Peace, Ms. Shelley Morrison!

Shelley Morrison, You brought so much joy... Thank you-- Love you always!♥️♥️♥️

:'( I didn't think she was 83. A really funny lady. Rosario was one of my favorite, she remain feisty through the run. Was saddened she didn't return to the run of the show, she said that she felt she'd be to old to keep on playing the character. May You RIP ShelleyMorrison Awww No! :( Dear friends, follow didnotyouknow7 You'll know a lot of interesting! 🔥😊

RIP beautiful ❤ eunicekimmykim

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