Beloved character actress Helen Slayton-Hughes handed away at age 92 this week, greatest recognized for taking part in Ethel Beavers, the plucky court docket stenographer on NBC’s Parks and Recreation.
In addition to Parks and Rec, Slayton-Hughes appeared in dozens of tv exhibits and movies all through her over four-decade profession. Some of her extra notable roles included NYPD Blue, Malcolm within the Middle, True Blood, Arrested Development, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and New Girl. Most just lately, she appeared within the 2022 Netflix horror-comedy, The Curse of Bridge Hollow, starring Marlon Wayans.
Her household shared the unhappy information on Thursday, writing in a statement: “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.” The reason behind loss of life is at the moment unclear.
Slayton-Hughes made her debut on the third season episode of Parks and Recreation, “The Bubble,” when she gave Tom (Aziz Ansari) and Andy (Chris Pratt) a tour of the fourth ground of Pawnee City Hall. Her character proved to be so well-liked that she was introduced again for 10 further episodes all through the collection run, together with the finale “One Last Ride.”