Liz Sheridan famously portrayed Jerry Seinfeld’s mother on the classic sitcom, “Seinfeld.” The actress also had a long career in film and television that dated to the 1970s. Liz sadly passed away on Friday at the age of 93, according to a report by TMZ.
Helen Seinfield was portrayed by Sheridan for the series’ entire run. She was portrayed as an overly protective but loving parent. “Seinfeld” is just a small part of Liz Sheridan’s story, however.
Liz was a well-regarded Broadway actress. She appeared in twelve productions, including a role alongside Meryl Streep in “Happy End.” Sheridan’s television career also saw bit roles in such hit shows as Kojak, Moonlighting, Hill Street Blues, Alf, and more.
In addition to her performance on stage and the small screen, Liz performed in eighteen films between 1982 and 2016. Such a long career is rare in Hollywood. Liz performed in all of her roles with professionalism and grace.
Sheridan was famous for dating James Dean. Liz even wrote a book about the love affair. The memoir was eventually adapted into a feature film.
Liz Sheridan was an iconic character on one of televisions most beloved shows of all time. The sad news of her passing will also bring a smile to the faces of those who have enjoyed her work over the years. Everyone at Thirsty sends our condolences to the friends, loved ones, and family of the late, great Liz Sheridan.