Veteran actress Denis Dowse, who appeared in multiple shows from “Beverly Hills 90210” to “Insecure,” died Saturday at the age of 64.
Her sister Tracey Dowse shared the news in a tribute on Instagram Saturday.
Veteran TV actress Denise Dowse, whose roles spanned from Beverly Hills 90210 to Insecure, has died after a battle with viral meningitis. She was 64 years old.
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 14, 2022
“I want to take this moment to thank our friends and family for all of the love and prayers,” she wrote. “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform everyone that my sister, Denise Dowse, has gone forward to meet our family in eternal life,” TV Line reported.
“Denise Yvonne Dowse was the most amazing sister, a consummate, illustrious actress, mentor and director. She was my very best friend and final family member. Denise loved all of you. I know that she is watching over us with all the love she has.”
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Dowse had been in a coma in the hospital for a week ahead of her passing and had suffered from viral meningitis.
The passing of the actress leaves family, friends, and fans in mourning at the loss of the familiar television icon.