American actresses died in Cardiomyopathy

Here are 2 famous actresses from United States of America died in Cardiomyopathy:

Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes (June 13, 1910 St. Louis-October 22, 1995 Los Angeles) also known as Mary Isabelle Wickenhauser, Mary Wicks or Mary Isabella Wickenhauser was an American actor and voice actor.

With a career spanning over six decades, Mary Wickes was a familiar face in both film and television. She appeared in over 100 films, including "White Christmas," "Sister Act," and "Postcards from the Edge." She was also well known for her voice acting roles, providing the voice for characters such as Laverne in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and Grandma Hoo in the animated TV series "The Owl House."

Wickes was an accomplished stage actress as well, appearing in numerous Broadway productions including "The Man Who Came to Dinner" and "The Crucible." She was also a beloved teacher and mentor at Northwestern University, where she taught acting and drama for many years.

Aside from her acting career, Wickes was also known for her quick wit and sharp tongue. She was a close friend of Lucille Ball and often appeared on "I Love Lucy" and later, "The Lucy Show." Her final on-screen appearance was in 1994 on an episode of the hit TV series, "Sister, Sister." Wickes passed away in 1995 at the age of 85 due to complications from surgery.

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Jean Speegle Howard

Jean Speegle Howard (January 31, 1927 Duncan-September 2, 2000 Los Angeles) also known as Jean F. Speegle, Jean Speegle, Jean Howard or Jean Frances Speegle Howard was an American actor. She had two children, Clint Howard and Ron Howard.

Jean Speegle Howard began her acting career in the 1950s and appeared in numerous television shows, including "Gunsmoke," "The Waltons," and "Seinfeld." She also appeared in several films, such as "Apollo 13," "The Grinch," and "My Fellow Americans." In addition to her acting work, Howard was also an acting coach and taught at the University of Oklahoma. She was married to actor and director Rance Howard for over 50 years before her death in 2000 at the age of 73. Following her death, her son Ron Howard dedicated the film "A Beautiful Mind" to her memory.

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