This Saturday the actress passed away Denise Dowseas announced on his Instagram profile Tracey Dowse, sister of the actress. Same Tracey, the past 17 of Augusthad taken to his social networks to report that his younger sister was hospitalized and in a coma for a “virulent form of meningitis”, which finally has not been able to survive. Denise was “the most amazing sister and an accomplished and illustrious actress, mentor and director”as Tracey wrote. “She was my best friend and the last member of the family.” Dedicated to acting since the 1980s, Dowse experienced a growing interest in theater and directing, staying behind to stage several plays at the Amazing Grace Conservatory. For this work she went on to win several NAACP Image Awards, and in 2016 she directed an entire musical, recorded. It was a matter of time before she got behind the cameras, and she had precisely debuted in 2022, directing Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story: this biopic of the activist and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson opened the Los Angeles Pan-African Film and Arts Festival this April. It was the culmination of a long career that Dowse had begun with extra roles in various 1980s productions. In an episode of alphahowever, she got a catchphrase for the first time, and later this Honolulu-born actress was able to alternate small roles in series like Seinfeld, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Judge Amy, Bones either Grey’s Anatomy. At the end of the 90s, high-profile films also accumulated, taking part in Starship Troopers, Requiem for a Dream either Pleasantville. It was then that she also got her first important role, in the series Feeling of living- 90210.Dowse played Vice Principal Teasley in 23 episodes of this popular series. Shortly after, between 2001 and 2004, she made episodic appearances in the courtroom drama The Guardianand came to play the manager of the Ray Charles who interpreted Jamie Foxx in Ray. Arrived 2005 she was the director of the institute where she went to work Samuel L Jackson in Coach Carterand at the end of the decade he had another episode in Criminal minds. Another well-known role of hers was the one she played until her death, being her therapist. Yvonne Orji in the last seasons insecureacclaimed drama Issa Rae for HBO. Do you want to be up to date with all the latest movies and series? Sign up to our newsletter.