Post Director Ellen Lubin Sanitsky confirmed her death to Hollywood journalist Saturday evening.
Post was born in 1950 in Palo Alto, California, and began her television career as an associate producer on the game series. Double dare, which was hosted by the late Alex Trebek.
She first appeared as a television actor in the TV movie Frankie and Annette: the second time. Post appeared in numerous series after this, from the comedy show Semi hard to the police drama Chronicles of the gangsters, Fantastic island and The boat of love.
From 1982 to 1985, Post took on the role of Terri Michaels in an action-adventure series. The guy who falls just right, opposite Lee Majors, Heather Thomas and Douglas Barr. She then played Christine Sullivan in the comedy series Night court, and later had recurring roles in Hearts on fire and Strange man.
In 1998, Post played Cameron Diaz’s mother in Peter and Bobby Farrelly There is something about Marie. Post’s most recent credits include Chicago PD., The children are doing well TV series and Processor premium, in which she voiced the character of June Darby.
Post continued to play acting roles after her cancer diagnosis, with appearances on shows such as Santa Clarita Diet.
Post’s family shared in a statement, “But for us, our pride is in knowing who she was in addition to acting; a person 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.
Post is survived by her husband, producer and writer Michael A. Ross; and her daughters Kate Armstrong Ross and Daisy Schoenborn.
Details of a planned memorial have not yet been shared.