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Actress Shelley Morrison , best known for playing maid Rosario in TV comedy Will and Grace, has died aged 83.
The character, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador , was only due to appear once but proved so popular with viewers she made regular appearances.
She added: "Our dear Rosario has passed on. Shelley had a career that spanned decades, but she will always be our dear Rosie.
"She was a kind soul with a huge heart and always had a smile on her face. All my love to Walter and the entire family. "
Morrison's much-loved character worked as a maid For Grace 's assistant, Karen Walker , and married her gay friend Jack Mcfarland in order to get a Green Card to stay in the country. Predictably The Marriage didn't last and they were soon divorced so Rosario could see other men.
Megan Mullally , who plays Karen, said her "heart is heavy" with the news of Morrison's death, noting that she "accomplished wonderful things in this world".
Actor Sean Hayes , who portrays Jack, described the late star as "absolutely hilarious" with "the biggest heart".
Morrison was offered the chance to reprise her role when the series, which originally ended in 2006, but she declined, having retired from acting.
Her other career roles included playing Sister Sixto in The Flying Nun with Sally Field from 1967 to 1970.
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