“Mad About You” Star Cynthia Harris Has Passed Away


The actress appeared in numerous TV series and motion pictures, such as Archie Bunker's Place and All My Children.

Cynthia Harris passing was reported by her family without revealing what the cause of death. The actress was 87 and appeared in various Broadway production and was one of the co-artistic directors for the Off-Broadway company The Actors Company Theatre.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

She is most widely known for her many roles on stage, screen, and television. Two of those are the television series “Edward & Mrs. Simpson” in which she was cast as the Duchess of Windsor where she received a BAFTA nomination in 1978 for her performance and played as “comic yenta mom” Sylvia Buchman on the sitcom “Mad About You.”

Keen on the stage from a young age, she began studying theater at age 12 and graduated with a degree in theater and literature from Smith College in 1955.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.
She made her Broadway debut as an understudy for the drama Natural Affection in 1963. In 1971, she showed up on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth melodic, Company.
She was likewise dynamic in numerous charitable causes aside from spending most of his life in acting and performing.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Cynthia is survived by her loving partner Nathan Silverstein, her dedicated assistant Terrence Mintern, her sibling Dr. Matthew Harris and his wife Frances, her sister-in-law Maryjane Harris (brother David predeceased her) and many nieces and nephews.
She was likewise hitched to theater maker Eugene Wolsk from 1961 until their separation in 1972.

Reactions to “Mad About You” Star Cynthia Harris Has Passed Away

RIP wonderful actress #cynthiaharris who was so funny and terrific as @PaulReiser mom on Mad About You. She passed away today at age 87.

Such a wonderful actress and one hell of a funny lady. You'll be missed by so many. Sleep tight beautiful lady 💔💔 #CynthiaHarris

Actress Cynthia Harris, known for the crime drama 'Los Angeles Law' and the sitcom 'Crazy About You', has died at the age of 87.

RIP wonderful Cynthia Harris. Brave and strong in life and in front of the camera. So talented. Whatever you wrote, she said it just the way you heard it in your head, only better.

I just found out Cynthia Harris passed away 😭😭 I am grieving

'Mad About You' star Actress Cynthia Harris dead at 87, plus more celebs we lost in 2021.😢

@SpencerKarter #SadNews: #MadAboutYou star #CynthiaHarris has passed away at age 87. My condolences go out 2 her loved ones. Reaction? #RestInPower

@PaulReiser so sorry to hear about cynthia harris. She was wonderful as your mam in mad about you. My deepest condolences to everyone who knew her.♥️🙏

@PaulReiser. So sorry to hear Cynthia Harris who played your TV mom on Mad About You passed away. She was a great lady and greatly missed.

She was so good as Sylvia Buchman on Mad About You that I am on Jamie's side to this day. RIP.

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