Marion Ramsey was an American actress, singer, and songwriter, widely known for her role as the soft-spoken Officer Laverne Hooks in the comedy film ‘Police Academy’ (1984). She played roles through all six parts films, eventually ending with ‘Police Academy 6’. Following her appearance in the films, Return to Babylon and Recipe for Disaster. She also worked in tv films for ‘SyFy‘, an American basic cable channel which includes Lavalantula and 2 Lava 2 Lantula!. She co-starred in Broadway shows, which include productions of Grind and Eubie!.
Ramsey had her first guest role in the series ‘The Jefferson’s’ and was a regular on the ABC network comedy series Cos. Ramsey was deeply committed to AIDS awareness and presented her voice for charitable purposes and performed in a yearly fundraising event “Divas Simply Singing,”. During her career, she also made her guest appearance on Adult Swim shows “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” and “Robot Chicken”.
Besides acting, Ramsey was also a singer and songwriter, writing songs alongside Haras Fyre.
Let’s take a look through the net worth she made before leaving us.
Marion Ramsey Net Worth
According to sources, Marion Ramsey had a Net Worth ranging between $100K to $1 Million. The exact figures are not known, but she made most of her fortune through her acting career.
The ‘Broadway’ star dies at the age of 73
Marion Ramsey, well-known for her role in the comedy film ‘Police Academy’ and for working in many Broadway productions, dies at the age of 73 on Thursday in Los Angeles. Her manager Roger Paul confirmed to CBS News about her death. No cause of her death was given. She was suffering from illness before her death.
Her manager Ramsey said in a statement:
“Ms. Ramsey’s infamous voice was emblematic; soft-spoken, unique and gentle, equally fitting her golden generous spirit, and humorous disposition,”
Paul continued by saying, “Her passion for performing and sharing her heart with the world was immense.”
“Marion carried with her a kindness and permeating light that instantly filled a room upon her arrival,” Her manager Paul added.
“The dimming of her light is already felt by those who knew her well. We will miss her, and always love her.”
From where it all started
Marion Ramsey was born on the 10th of May in the year 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S. She was born to her father Alexander Ramsey, an American politician, and her mother Anna Earl Jenks. She had three siblings. She died on 7 January 2021, at the age of 73 after suffering from a short illness.