Born November 4, 1950 in Palo Alto, Calif., Ms. Post began her career working on game shows, writing questions for “Family Feud”, finding prizes for “The Price is Right” and doing prizes. searches for “Split Second.” ”
“I’ve learned more research on this game show than I did in four years of college,” Ms. Post said in an interview with Bill Tush on his show in the 1980s.
In 1998, Ms. Post was chosen by the Farrelly brothers to play the little mother of Mary, the main character in “There’s Something About Mary”, played by Cameron Diaz.
Later in her career, Ms. Post’s acting credits included “Scrubs” and “Chicago PD”
Ms. Post is survived by her husband, Michael A. Ross; and two daughters, actress Kate Armstrong Ross and Daisy Schoenborn, who said in their statement Ms Post was an example of kindness.
They described Ms. Post as “someone who made elaborate cakes for friends, sewed curtains for the first apartments, and showed us how to be kind, loving and forgiving in an often harsh world.”