Actress Marion Ramsey, Agent Hooks from Loca Police Academy, dies at 73
How could you! Haven't you learned anything from the guy who lectures us in church, Captain ... I don't know how many? We live in a law society, why do you think I took you to see 'Crazy Police Academy'? For fun? Did you hear someone laugh? ". Serve this Homer Simpson raptor to your son Bart to remember one of the longest-running and most successful comedy sagas in history, which has just lost one of its protagonists with the death of Marion Ramsey's 73. Known for her role as agent Laverne Hooks in the film franchise that premiered the first of its seven installments in 1984, the interpreter died Thursday in Los Angeles, her representative Roger Paul told CNN. without specifying the causes of his death.
"Marion carried with her a kind and penetrating light that instantly illuminated wherever she went. The darkening of her light is already felt by those who knew her well. We will miss her and love her forever," the statement said. Born in Philadelphia, Ramsey's career in show business began on stage. She was a co-star in Broadway shows like 'Eubie!' and 'Grind', and she toured America performing the musical 'Hello Dolly'.
Ramsey began her path on television with a guest role on the hit series 'The Jeffersons' and later was a regular on 'Cos', Bill Cosby's comedy sketch series.
But her best known role was during the eighties in the 'Crazy Police Academy' saga, in which she played a timid police officer with a soft voice but who suffered from furious outbursts. She also worked as a voice actor on the cartoon series 'The Addams Family' in the early 1990s, which ran for two seasons. In 2015 she reunited with her former classmates Steve Guttenberg and Michael Winslow to star in the movie 'Lavalantula' and its sequel '2 Lava 2 Lantula!' the next year. Her last acting role was in the 2018 independent film 'When I Sing'