Actress Liz Sheridan, best known for playing Jerry’s mother in ‘Seinfeld’, dies aged 93

Actress Liz Sheridan, best known for playing Jerry’s mother on “Seinfeld,” died early Friday morning of natural causes just days after her 93rd birthday, according to her manager.

Sheridan also appeared on the TV show “Alf” as eccentric neighbor Mrs. Ochmonek and appeared in 12 Broadway shows.

Her manager, Amanda Hendon, said Sheridan is “always grateful for her fans and feels fortunate to have enjoyed her decades of work in the entertainment industry.”

Elizabeth Ann Sheridan is also a veteran stage actress with dozens of Broadway shows to her name, including an appearance in “Happy End” alongside Meryl Streep in 1977.

She also performed in a one-woman show called “Mrs. Seinfeld sings.”

In a tweet on Friday, Jerry Seinfeld said, “Liz has always been the sweetest, prettiest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she’s on our show, it’s been that way. warmest feeling for me. I’m so lucky to know her.”

In 2000, Sheridan published a book, “Dizzy and Jimmy,” about her relationship with actor James Dean.

Sheridan died in her sleep around 2:30 a.m. Friday, Hendon said.

Sheridan is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.

Her death comes just two weeks after her former co-star Estelle Harris, who played George’s mother in “Seinfeld,” also passed away at the age of 93.

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