toy story and Seinfeld Star Estelle Harris died of natural causes at the age of 93 on Saturday at her home in Palm Desert, California.
TMZ reports that his son Glen confirmed the news on Saturday. “It is with the greatest remorse and sadness to announce that Estelle Harris passed away tonight at 6.25pm,” he said. “Her kindness, passion, sensitivity, humor, empathy and love were virtually unmatched, and she will be sadly missed by all who knew her.”
Perhaps best known for her role as George Costanza’s mother in Seinfeld, Harris was born on April 4, 1928 in Manhattan, New York. Apart from a number of small roles in various movies and TV shows, she also portrayed Mrs. Potato Head in three of toy story movies. Jason Alexander, who played his son on Seinfeldwas among those who shared a tribute to Harris on social media.
“One of my favorite people has passed away – my TV mom, Estelle Harris,” he wrote. “The joy of playing with her and savoring her glorious laughter was a treat. I adore you, Estelle. Love to your family. Serenity now and always.”
His co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus also shared a message upon hearing the news. “RIP Estelle Harris. Love you,” she tweeted.
She is survived by 3 children, Eric, Glen and Taryn. TEAR.