- Walter was known for her role as Lucille Bluth in “Arrested Development.” The role earned her an Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actress, according to Deadline.
Walter has starred in a number of films over the years, including:
- “Play Misty for Me”
- “The Flamingo Kid”
- “Trapper John M.D.”
“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of my beloved mom Jessica,” Walters’ daughter, Brooke Bowman, said in a statement to Deadline. “A working actor for over six decades, her greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off. While her legacy will live on through her body of work, she will also be remembered by many for her wit, class and overall joie de vivre.”
Social media shared their thoughts, reactions and prayers for Walter and her family in the immediate aftermath of her passing.
RIP Jessica Walter, who had the best press conference answer of all time. Cheers.— Tim Miller (@Timodc) March 25, 2021
Lucille Bluth is one of the funniest characters of all time. Rest in peace, Jessica Walter. pic.twitter.com/XyRKSFyw7T— Allie Goertz (@AllieGoertz) March 25, 2021
heartbreaking.....an incredible talent and the national vice president and later board member of her union. rest in peace jessica walter, you live on every time someone says “good for her!” ❤️ https://t.co/IoH1PM1QBw— sara david (@SaraQDavid) March 25, 2021
Emmy award-winning actress Jessica Walter has passed away.— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) March 25, 2021
She was known for her iconic portrayals of Lucille Bluth in 'Arrested Development,' Malory Archer in 'Archer,' and more.
Rest in Peace and thanks for all the laughs. pic.twitter.com/MOiiyFX8Jm
RIP Jessica Walter, you will be missed pic.twitter.com/11BKjasgKj— Funny Or Die (@funnyordie) March 25, 2021