'Beverly Hills, 90210' Actress Esther Scott Dies at 66

February 18, 2020

Actress Esther Scott, known for various roles in countless films and shows over the years, has passed away at 66.

According to TMZ, Scott suffered a heart attack last Tuesday in her Santa Monica home. She remained hospitalized for a few days before eventually passing on Friday, a family member told the publication. She died surrounded by family and loved ones.

Best known for her role as Bridget in 2016’s “Birth of a Nation,” Scott’s resume extends far beyond her most iconic roles, having acted in at least 73 shows and films. Hilariously, Scott played the grandmother of a girl who hooked up with Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character during a scene of “Boyz n the Hood.”

She starred in other roles, most famously including shows like “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Full House,” “Melrose Place,” and “ER.”

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