15 April 2022
Sheridan also appeared on the television show “Alf” as the eccentric neighbor Mrs. Ochmonek and appeared in 12 Broadway shows.
#BREAKING – Actress Liz Sheridan, best known for playing Jerry’s mom on “Seinfeld,” died early this morning of natural causes just days after her 93rd birthday. Also appeared on TV’s “Alf” and appeared in 12 Broadway shows. May she R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/8pZKYu0f40
— George Pennacchio (@abc7george) April 15, 2022
Her manager, Amanda Hendon, says Sheridan “was always very grateful to her fans and felt blessed to have enjoyed decades of work in the entertainment business.”
Elizabeth Ann Sheridan was also a veteran stage actress with a dozen Broadway shows to her name, including appearing in “Happy End” with Meryl Streep in1977.
She also performed in a one-woman show called “Mrs. Seinfeld sings.”
In a tweet Friday, Jerry Seinfeld said, “Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her.”
Liz was always the sweetest, nicest TV mom a son could wish for. Every time she came on our show it was the coziest feeling for me. So lucky to have known her. pic.twitter.com/ae9TDHQILU
— Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) April 15, 2022
In 2000, Sheridan published a book, “Dizzy and Jimmy” about her relationship with actor James Dean.
Sheridan died in her sleep around 2:30 a.m. Friday, Hendon said.
Sheridan is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.
Her death comes just two weeks after her former co-star Estelle Harris, who played George’s mother on “Seinfeld,” also died at age 93.
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