Kevin Winter / Getty ImagesMarion Ramsey, third from left, and other cast members of “Police Academy” are seen in 2004. Ramsey died on Thursday at age 73. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
Marion Ramsey, actress on film and the stage, died in her Los Angeles home early Thursday morning at the age of 73.
Ramsey was perhaps best known for her character Officer Laverne Hooks in the “Police Academy” movies, though she appeared in many other productions.
In the 80s the Police Academy films cast a long shadow over the comedy genre – they were everywhere & everyone watched them. #MarionRamsey was hilarious as Hooks – a fine comedic actress @JanineNerissa still regularly squeaks “this is a stick up!” Sorry to hear of her death at 73 pic.twitter.com/mx7SQerboL
— JONATHAN SOTHCOTT (@sothcott) January 7, 2021
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