The American interpreter, Marion Ramsey, who has died at the age of 73, gave life to the remembered Hooks.
The agent Laverne Hooks conquered the public of Police Academy in the 80s with her shrill voice and comedic vision. The character was played by American actress and singer Marion Ramsey, who we learn has passed away at the age of 73.
The news of his death was announced through the statement of his manager Roger Paul, who did not specify the cause. The actress would have died in Los Angeles after several days of illness. "Marion carried with her a kind and penetrating light that instantly filled the room upon her arrival. The dimming of her light is already felt by those who knew her well. We will miss her and always love her."
The American began her career as a Broadway actress. This would make him stand out on stage starring in the productions Eubie !, Grind, and Hello Dolly.
Ramsey made a name for herself on the small screen with roles on shows like The Jeffersons and the Bill Cosby Cos sketch show. However, she would achieve international fame with her participation in six installments of “Police Academy”.
Ramsey was also in charge of voicing one of the characters from The Addams Family in the 90s animated series. Later, she would appear in some Adult Swim fiction such as Robot Chicken and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job !. In recent years, the actress had made small appearances on television.
Her last role led her, in 2018, to the film When I Sing, where she played a woman who entered the music industry after many years of struggle.
In 2021 he will premiere posthumously What an Institution: The Story of Police Academy, a documentary about the legacy of the Police Academy and its sequels and adventures.