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Helen Slayton-Hughes, Parks and Recreation’s Ethel Beavers, Dies at 92

Veteran actress Helen Slayton-Hughes, who just lately appeared within the Netflix film The Curse of Bridge Hollow, has sadly handed away.

It has been introduced that Helen Slayton-Hughes, finest recognized for her unforgettable function as Ethel Beavers within the hit comedy collection Parks and Recreation, has handed away. The information comes from the Facebook page for the actress which features a video tribute together with an announcement addressing Slayton-Hughes’ dying. She was 92 years previous.

“To the friends and fans of our beloved Helen,” reads the assertion. “Helen passed away last night. Her pain has ended but her fierce spirit lives on. Thank you for the love and support of her and her work. Rest sweet one. With love: The Hughes family.”

Fans are in mourning, with one touch upon the submit including, “Will always miss that smile and attitude. The woman had it all and wasn’t ashamed to say things how they were.”


“Oh that’s so heartbreaking,” writes one other fan. “I’m so sorry to hear this. She was such a wonderful person and actress. I first knew of her as Ethel Beavers, and she brought so much laughter to my home through that.”

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Helen Slayton-Hughes Excelled in Comedy

The character actress was particularly finest recognized for taking part in Ethel Beavers, showing in a recurring capability in lots of episodes of Parks and Recreation between 2011 and 2015. But it was one small a part of an extended profession that had seen her showing in lots of different roles. She excelled in comedy with different TV credit together with The Drew Carey Show, Malcolm within the Middle, My Name Is Earl, Raising Hope, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Kroll Show, New Girl, Fresh off the Boat, and Single Parents. Slayton-Hughes additionally had a serious function within the spoof actuality relationship present Burning Love and appeared in different fashionable reveals like Nash Bridges, The West Wing, and Desperate Housewives, amongst others.

Slayton-Hughes, who did voiceover work for the video video games Guild Wars 2 and Murdered: Soul Suspect, has additionally appeared in a wide range of films. This contains George Clooney’s 2005 movie Good Night, and Good Luck, which was nominated for a slew of Oscars together with Best Picture. Other movie credit embrace The Onion Movie, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, Klaus, and Moxie. Her last credit score was for the Halloween comedy The Curse of Bridge Hollow, which premiered on Netflix in October.

Our ideas are with Slayton-Hughes’ household and buddies presently. Rest in peace.



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