Denise Dowse, an actress identified for roles in “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Insecure” amongst a number of different movie and tv credit, has died. She was 64 years outdated.
Her sister Tracey shared the information on Instagram, writing, “It’s with a really heavy coronary heart that I inform everybody that my sister, Denise Dowse has gone ahead to satisfy our household in everlasting life. Denise Yvonne Dowse was probably the most superb sister, a consummate, illustrious actress, mentor and director. She was my perfect buddy and remaining member of the family.”
Dowse had lately fell right into a coma introduced on by a virulent type of meningitis. Her sister first shared information of Dowse’s well being situation by her Fb on August 5.
“I’m attempting to maintain my spirits up and assist those that want it. As a lot of you understand I’m a non-public particular person. So that is exhausting for me. I’m requesting assist and prayers be supplied me and my sister, and my solely speedy household Denise Dowse,” Hint Dowse wrote. “Her medical doctors have no idea when she is going to come out of the coma because it was not medically induced. She is a vibrant actor and director that ought to have a few years forward of her. Ideas, prayers and assist are tremendously appreciated.”
Dowse’s screen-acting profession stretches again to the 1980’s. She is thought for her latest position in “Insecure” as a therapist, Dr. Rhonda Pine. She additionally had a recurring position in “Beverly Hills, 90210” as vice principal Yvonne Teasley, showing in 24 episodes of the Fox collection.
Born on Feb. 21, 1958 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dowse graduated from Norfolk State College earlier than starting her display screen appearing profession. Her first credit score got here in 1989 with a one-episode look within the collection “Virtually There!”
Dowse’s distinguished movie credit embody roles in “Bio-Dome,” “Starship Troopers,” “A Civil Motion,” “Ray,” “Coach Carter” and “The Name.” She additionally was a daily visitor star throughout tv collection over the previous thirty years, with appearances on “Seinfield,” “Full Home,” “Murphy Brown,” “Touched by an Angel,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Chicago Hope,” “ER,” “The West Wing,” “Home,” and “Citadel.”
She is survived by her sister Tracey.