Jerry Seinfeld and more ‘Seinfeld’ stars mourn Liz Sheridan: ‘Sweetest, nicest TV mom’ – USA Today

Stars are remembering the life of “Seinfeld” and “Alf” actress Liz Sheridan, who died Friday of natural causes.

Sheridan’s representative Amanda Hendon confirmed Sheridan’s death to USA TODAY Friday in a press release that said the actress “died peacefully in her sleep” less than a week after her 93rd birthday. 

On “Seinfeld,” the New York-born actress portrayed Jerry Seinfeld’s onscreen mother, Helen. Jerry Seinfeld remembered Sheridan as “the sweetest, nicest TV mom.” 

“Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her,” Seinfeld wrote on Twitter. 

Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her. pic.twitter.com/ae9TDHQILU

— Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) April 15, 2022

Jason Alexander, who played Seinfeld’s friend George Costanza on the sitcom, remembered Sheridan as “gracious” and “graceful.” 

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“Oh my Lord, just learning of the passing of Liz Sheridan,” Alexander wrote on Twitter. “She was as gracious and graceful a person and actress as you’ll ever meet. Fascinating life. Wonderful lady. Rest well. #RIPLizSheridan.”

The “Seinfeld” Twitter account also paid tribute to the actress with a black and white photo of her. 

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Sheridan isn’t the only “Seinfeld” star the TV world has lost recently. Estelle Harris, who played George Costanza’s mother (also named Estelle) died April 2. Jerry Stiller, who starred as George’s father Frank Costanza, died in May 2020.

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On the sci-fi comedy “Alf,” Sheridan played eccentric neighbor Raquel Ochmonek.

Friday the “Alf” show page tweeted: “Goodbye Mrs. Ochmonek, and thanks for the laughs. Home won’t be the same without you looking through the windows.”

The show’s social media account also posted a tribute from “Alf” creator Paul Fusco. 

“She gave her all to every scene and rose to every comedic challenge. She was a charming, sweet, wonderfully funny woman. I had the pleasure to share many laughs with her both on & off screen,” Fusco wrote. 

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