Veteran actress Georgann Johnson of 'Dr Quinn' fame passes away at 91

Fans flooded twitter with condolence messages after the actress's death was revealed on Friday.

Published: 15th June 2018 10:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2018 11:24 AM   |  A+A-

Georgann Johnson | AP


WASHINGTON D.C.: TV and Broadway actress, Georgann Johnson of 'Dr Quinn' fame passed away on June 4 in Los Angeles. 

As the news about her death on June 04 was made public on Friday, her fans and well-wishers were left heartbroken.

Reflecting their sentiments, her fans took to Twitter to pay homage to the popular film, television, and Broadway actress who has featured in several movies like, Short Cut to Hell (1957), Campbell Summer Soundstage and The United States Steel Hour.

A fan wrote, "Georgann Johnson was another great character actor, a working actor that always delivered. #Murphy'sRomance was a fave".

Another fan tweeted, "Sad loss Actress Georgann Johnson has passed on".

One fan wrote, "RIP Georgann Johnson. Her long, interesting career including playing Jane Seymour's mom on 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,' starring in the only film James Cagney directed and appearing in 'Midnight Cowboy.'".

A user wrote, "Veteran actress Georgann Johnson has died at the age of 91. The film, television and Broadway actress was probably best known for playing the mother of Jane Seymour's character on CBS-TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman."

Johnson was best known for her portrayal of Jane Seymour's mother on the CBS drama 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman'. She was also known to play significant roles as characters' mothers in 'Three's Company', and 'The Trials of Rosie O'Neill'.

In her credits, she has notable Broadway comedies such as 'Reclining Figure', 'Drink to Me Only', and 'Critic's Choice'.

Her film credits include Oscar-winning 'Midnight Cowboy', thriller adaptation 'Short Cut to Hell', and situational drama 'Shoot the Moon'.


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