Marsha Kramer Cause of Death: A Tribute to the Modern Family Actress

Marsha Kramer, who played the role of Margaret, the assistant of Jay Pritchett (Ed O’Neill) on the popular ABC sitcom Modern Family, passed away on January 23, 2020 at the age of 74. The cause of her death is still unknown, according to IMDb. Her fans and colleagues have expressed their sadness and condolences on social media.

A Long-Time Friend of Modern Family

Kramer appeared in 14 episodes of Modern Family over the last seven years, starting from season five. Her character was often seen helping Jay with his business and personal matters, sometimes with a sarcastic humor. Her last appearance was in the episode that aired on January 22, 2020, in which she briefly came out of retirement to work for Jay’s granddaughter Alex (Ariel Winter).

The casting director of Modern Family, Jeff Greenberg, took to Twitter to pay tribute to Kramer, calling her a “long-time friend”. He also shared a photo of her with O’Neill and Winter on the set of the show. He wrote: “So sad to hear that my long time friend, Marsha Kramer passed away yesterday at the age of 74. She was so delightful in the 14 eps she shot as Margaret on Modern Family over the last 7 yrs, but I’ll always remember her soaring aloft as Wendy to Sandy Duncan’s Peter Pan.”

A Versatile Actress with a Theater Background

Kramer was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 19, 1945. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She had a rich theater career, appearing in plays such as The Night of the Iguana, All My Sons, and Peter Pan. She played the role of Wendy opposite Sandy Duncan as Peter Pan on Broadway in 1979.

She also had many television and film credits, including The Waltons, Touched by an Angel, Frasier, NCIS, Dr. Ken, Eagleheart, Days of Our Lives, Out of Order, Malcolm in the Middle, Jumper, Red Riding Hood, and The Great Gatsby. She was known for her versatility and charm as an actress.

A Loss for the Entertainment Industry

Kramer’s death is a loss for the entertainment industry and especially for the Modern Family family. She will be remembered for her talent and personality by her fans and co-stars. As Greenberg said in his tweet: “#RIP”.

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