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King of Queens actress Norma Michaels has died at 95 following six-decade career in show business

King of Queens actress Norma Michaels has died at 95 following six-decade career in show business

King of Queens actress Norma Michaels has died at 95 … following six-decade career in show business with credits in TV and cinemaLA-born performer maintained a Hollywood career over the course of 60 years She played Josephine for seven episodes on the CBS series opposite Jerry Stiller Michaels also appeared on Modern Family, Mad Men and Brooklyn Nine-Nine 

Actress Norma Micheals died at 95 at her Palm Springs, California home Saturday.

The Los Angeles-born performer maintained a Hollywood career over the course of 60 years, with memorable roles in both TV and film.

She was best known for playing the role of Josephine for seven episodes on the CBS series King of Queens, as she worked alongside the show‘s Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller.

RIP: Actress Norma Micheals died at 95 at her Palm Springs, California home Saturday, a spokesperson for the late performer said

She also worked on a number of TV shows over the years including Modern Family, Malcolm in the Middle, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Angie Tribeca, 2 Broke Girls, Mad Men, Mind of Mencia, Everybody Loves Raymond, Highway to Heaven, and Kojak.

Micheals also had vast experience in cinema, as she appeared in motion pictures such as Wedding Crashers, The Zodiac Killer, Emma’s Chance and Hello, My Name Is Doris.

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After appearance on shows such as The George Gobel Show and Peter Gunn in the late 1950s, Micheals‘ major break came on the The Jack Benny Show in 1964.

In addition to her work in front of the camera, she also worked as a counselor, according to Entertainment Weekly. 

Familiar faceMichaels performed on the ABC show Modern Family alongside Tyler Ferguson, Norman Lloyd and Eric Stonestreet 

Versatile: The skilled actress appeared as Aunt Sadie on The Crazy Ones in 2013

The actress is survived by cousins, her manager and confidante Jasper Cole and his husband Dennis Turrone.

A memorial and celebration of life ceremony is in the works for March, a spokesperson told EW. 

According to her obit in the Desert Sun newspaper, ‘In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the animal rescues of your choice.’ 

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