“Marion carried with her a kindness and permeating light that instantly filled a room upon her arrival. The dimming of her light is already felt by those who knew her well. We will miss her, and always love her,” the assertion mentioned.
Born in Philadelphia, Ramsey’s leisure profession began on stage. She co-starred in Broadway exhibits, together with productions of “Eubie!” and “Grind,” and toured the nation within the musical “Hello Dolly.”
Ramsey started her method into tv with a visitor position on the hit collection “The Jeffersons,” and was an everyday in “Cos,” the Bill Cosby sketch comedy collection.
Her most well-known position was within the 1984 film “Police Academy” as Officer Hooks, whose soft-spoken demeanor was punctuated by memorable outbursts. Ramsey starred in 5 further “Police Academy” movies by way of the 1980s.
She began voice appearing in “The Addams Family” cartoon collection from the early 1990s, which aired for 2 seasons.
Ramsey was deeply dedicated to AIDS consciousness and lent her voice for charitable causes, performing in “Divas Simply Singing,” an annual fundraising occasion.
Later in her TV and movie profession, she had visitor appearances on Adult Swim exhibits “Robot Chicken” and “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”
In 2015, she reunited with “Policy Academy” stars Steve Guttenberg and Michael Winslow within the Syfy camp film “Lavalantula” and its sequel “2 Lava 2 Lantula!” the next yr. Her ultimate appearing position was within the 2018 indie movie “When I Sing.”
She is survived by her three brothers.