Markie Post, ‘Night Court’ and ‘The Fall Guy’ entertainer, dies at 70
Markie Post, ‘Night Court’ and ‘The Fall Guy’ entertainer, dies at 70
Her family said that Post kept on working in spite of her malignant growth finding, acting in a Lifetime Christmas film and a common visitor star on the ABC series “The Kids Are Alright.”
Markie Post, the entertainer known for her parts in shows like “Night Court” and “The Kids Are Alright,” has passed on at 70 years old, her family reported on Saturday.
“With extraordinary pity, the group of entertainer Markie Post around evening time shares her elapsing following a long term, multi month fight with disease,” her family said in an assertion to NBC News.
The family said that Post kept on working regardless of her malignancy analysis, acting in a Lifetime Christmas film and showing up as a common visitor star on the ABC series “The Kids Are Alright.”
“In any case, as far as we might be concerned, our pride is in who she was as well as acting; an individual who made elaborate cakes for companions, sewed shades for first condos and told us the best way to be benevolent, adoring and excusing in a regularly cruel world,” the family said.
Post was brought into the world on Nov. 4, 1950 in Palo Alto, California, and her initially introductions to acting accompanied appearances during the ’70s on network shows including “CHiPs,” “Barnaby Jones” and “The Incredible Hulk.”
She later proceeded to act during the ’80s on hit shows “The Love Boat,” “Good wishes” and “The A-Team.”
Then, at that point she handled the common job of Terri Michaels, a bail bondswoman on the series “The Fall Guy,” showing up in 65 scenes somewhere in the range of 1982 and 1985, as per Deadline.
Yet, it was Post’s job as open protector Christine Sullivan on cherished sitcom “Night Court,” which she showed up on somewhere in the range of 1985 and 1992, that turned into her most notable work.
After “Night Court,” Post would co-star close by John Ritter in the parody series “Hearts Afire” from 1992 to 1995.
Later in her vocation, Post played a repetitive part on the show “Cleans” and showed up as herself on the show “30 Rock.”
She additionally showed up in 1998’s “There is something in particular About Mary” as Mary’s mom.
Post is made due by her significant other, Michael A. Ross, and her little girls, Kate Armstrong Ross and Daisy Schoenborn.
Remembrance plans are as yet underway.
Marjorie Armstrong Post (November 4, 1950 – August 7, 2021) was an American entertainer, referred to for her jobs as bail bondswoman Terri Michaels in The Fall Guy on ABC from 1982 to 1985, as open protector Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom Night Court from 1985 to 1992, and as Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on the CBS sitcom Hearts Afire from 1992 to 1995.
Brought into the world in Palo Alto, California, Post was the little girl of researcher Richard F. Post and Marylee Post, an artist.
Before acting, Post chipped away at a few game shows. She started her vocation with the creation team of the Tom Kennedy variant of Split Second. She likewise filled in as partner maker of CBS’s Double Dare and as a card hand on NBC’s Card Sharks. Post regularly was a VIP player on different game shows, including The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour, The (New) $25,000 Pyramid, The $100,000 Pyramid, and Super Password.
Her initial acting credits incorporated a 1979 scene of Barnaby Jones and the pilot scene of Simon and Simon “Subtleties at Eleven” in 1981, scene one of season two of The Greatest American Hero, two scenes of The A-Team as two distinct characters in the 1983 scene “The Only Church around” and the 1984 scene “Hot Styles,” and The Love Boat. She showed up in the sci-fi series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and as Diane Chambers’ dearest companion in the sitcom Cheers, before at last turning into an ordinary on the ABC activity dramatization The Fall Guy. After The Fall Guy, she played Christine Sullivan on the 1980s TV satire series Night Court from the third season until the show’s end.[ She played Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on the parody series Hearts Afire, co-featuring John Ritter. Post likewise had consistently repeating visitor star jobs on The District and on Scrubs as the mother of Dr. Elliot Reid.
Film credits incorporate There’s Something About Mary (1998), in which she played the mother of Cameron Diaz’s character. She played a call young lady and dominatrix in the 1988 TV film Tricks of the Trade inverse Cindy Williams, and a vocalist in Glitz with Jimmy Smits, in light of the novel by Elmore Leonard. She likewise had a featuring job in NBC’s 1995 film Visitors in the Night. She showed up as journalist Christine Merriweather in the 2007 improvisational parody film (delivered in 2017) Cook Off!. She showed up in the 30 Rock scene “The One with the Cast of Night Court” playing herself when she, Harry Anderson, and Charles Robinson organized a fake get-together of the Night Court cast.
Post was the voice of June Darby on the PC enlivened robot superhuman TV series Transformers: Prime. She showed up as repeating character Barbara ‘Rabbit’ Fletcher in the initial four periods of Chicago P.D.
Present was hitched on Stephen Knox, whom she met at Lewis and Clark College. She later wedded entertainer and author Michael A. Ross, with whom she had two daughters.
Post passed on from malignant growth on August 7, 2021, at age 70. She had been analyzed just shy of four years before her passing
ear Title Role Notes
1981 Gangster Wars Chris Brennan film debut
1998 Behind the Zipper with Magda Sheila Jensen short film
1998 There’s Something About Mary Mary’s Mom
2007 Cook Off! Christine Merriweather released in 2017
2014 Muffin Top: A Love Story Linda
2017 Sweet Sweet Summertime Lila Burns
2017 Camp Cool Kids Euginia
2017 Four Christmases and a Wedding Anna Taylor TV film
2018 Keep the Gaslight Burning Mrs. Maxwell Short Film
2019 Christmas Reservations Tay Griffin TV film
Year Title Role Notes
1979 CHIPs Roberta television debut
Episode: “Rally ‘Round the Bank”
1979 Barnaby Jones Linda Woods Episode: “Master of Deception”
1979 The Incredible Hulk Pamela Norris Episode: “The Confession”
1979 The Lazarus Syndrome Lauren Place Episode: “A Brutal Assault”
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Joella Cameron 2 episodes
1979 Hart to Hart Sandy Episode: “Cop Out”
1980 B.J. and the Bear Valerie Wood Episode: “Siege”
1980 House Calls Linda Episode: “A Slight Case of Quarantine”
1980 Eight Is Enough Kerry Episode: “The Commitment”
1980 Semi-Tough Barbara Jane Bookman 4 episodes
1981 The Gangster Chronicles Chris Brennan Television Miniseries
1981 The Greatest American Hero Deborah Dante Episode: “The Two-Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Fast Ball”
1981 Simon & Simon Carolyn Perry Episode: “Details at Eleven”
1981 McClain’s Law unknown “Requiem for a Narc”
1982 Code Red unknown Episode: “Wildfire”
1982 Massarati and the Brain Julie Ramsdell Television Movie
1982 Not Just Another Affair Jan Thacker Television Movie
1982-1983 The Love Boat Doris Holden/Dee Dee/Donna Baker 2 episodes
1982-1985 The Fall Guy Terri Michaels series regular; 64 episodes
1983 Six Pack Sally Leadbetter Television Movie
1983 Matt Houston Courtney Garner Episode: “A Novel Way to Die”
1983 Cheers Heather Landon Episode: “Just Three Friends”
1983 Match Game Herself 5 episodes
1983 Go Herself 5 episodes
1983-1984 Fantasy Island Amy Marshall/Doreen Murphy 2 episodes
1983-1984 The A-Team Rina/Leslie Becktall/Sister Teresa 2 episodes
1983-1988 The $10,000 Pyramid Herself recurring role; 80 episodes
1984 Glitter Barbara Nelson Episode: “Pilot”
1984 Scene of the Crime Courtney Hollander Episode: “Pilot”
1984 Body Language Herself 5 episodes
1984-1985 Hotel Anne Crowley/Jill Stanton 2 episodes
1984-1992 Night Court Christine Sullivan series regular; 159 episodes
1985 The $25,000 Pyramid Herself 5 episodes
1985-1987 Super Password Herself recurring role; 20 episodes
1986 Triplecross Delia Langtree Television Movie
1988 Glitz Linda Moon Television Movie
1988 Tricks of the Trade Marla Television Movie
1988 Blackout Herself 5 episodes
1991 Stranger at My Door Sharon Dancey Television Movie
1992-1995 Hearts Afire Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman series regular; 54 episodes
1993 Beyond Suspicion Joyce Television Movie
1994 Someone She Knows Laurie Philips Television Movie
1995 VR.5 Alexis Miller Episode: “The Many Faces of Alex”
1995 Visitors of the Night Judith English Television Movie
1996 Chasing the Dragon Gwen Kessler Television Movie
1996 Dave’s World Lisa McCauley Episode: “Falling”
1997 Dog’s Best Friend Horse Television Movie
1997 Survival on the Mountain Amy Hoffman Television Movie
1998 I’ve Been Waiting for You Rosemary Zoltanne Television Movie
1999-2000 Odd Man Out Julia Whitney series regular; 13 episodes
2000 Twice in a Lifetime Nancy Waldron/Peggy McIntrye Episode: “It’s a Hard Knock Life”
2000 Hollywood Squares Herself 5 episodes
2001 Till Dad Do Us Part Virginia Corbett Television Movie
2001 Late Boomers unknown Television Movie
2002-2006 Scrubs Lily Reid 3 episodes
2003-2004 The District Audrey Livingston/Simone Fairgate/Audrey Livermore 2 episodes
2006 Ghost Whisperer Diana Lassiter Episode: “The Woman of His Dreams”
2007 Holiday in Handcuffs Mom Chandler Television Movie
2008 30 Rock Herself Episode: “The One with the Cast of Night Court”
2010 Backyard Wedding Aunt Addie Television Movie
2010-2013 Transformers Prime June Darby series regular; 15 episodes
2011 Man Up Linda Episode: “Acceptance”
2013 Back in the Game Dotty Episode: “Play Hard or Go Home”
2013 Christmas on the Bayou Lilly Television Movie
2014 Rack and Ruin Betsy 5 episodes
2014-2017 Chicago P.D. Barbara “Bunny” Fletcher recurring role; 18 episodes
2015 Rack and Ruin Web Series Betsy Television Movie
2017 The Joneses Unplugged Tawney Television Movie
2018 Santa Clarita Diet Becky Episode: “Coyote in Yoga Pants”
2018-2019 The Kids Are Alright Helen Portollo 4 episodes
2019 Soundtrack Joanna’s Mom Track 2: Joanna and Nellie
Awards and nominations
2013 Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series – Action/Drama (Transformers Prime) – Nominated
1994 CableACE Award for Children’s Program Special – 6 and Young (Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Children) – Won
2007 TV Land Award for Lady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week –