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‘Boyz n the Hood’ actress Esther Scott dead at 66

“Boyz n the Hood” actress Esther Scott has died at the age of 66 following a coronary heart assault final week.

Esther Scott in "Senseless"
Esther Scott in “Mindless”Buena Vista Footage

In accordance with TMZ, the actress was discovered unconscious in her Santa Monica house final Tuesday and was taken to the hospital, the place she handed away just a few days later.

“She beloved what she did,” her sister informed the outlet. “She would get stopped on the avenue usually and other people would acknowledge her — however they didn’t know her identify. Hopefully now folks will bear in mind her identify, her work and the contributions she gave to the leisure business.”

Her rep confirmed to Selection that Scott died on Friday.

Scott’s decades-long profession started in the 1980s when she voiced Shodu in the “Ewoks” TV collection. In 1991, she starred as Tisha’s grandmother in “Boyz n the Hood.”

Her lengthy record of credit additionally features a vary of TV and film tasks, together with “The Geena Davis Present,” “Hart of Dixie,” “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” “You Received Served,” “Dreamgirls,” “The Pursuit of Happyness,” “Encino Man,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “The Craft,” “Melrose Place” and “Mindless.”

In 2016, she performed Bridget in Nate Parker’s “The Delivery of a Nation.”

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