Actress Markie Post Dies of Cancer at 70

Markie Post

Markie Post attends the LA Premiere of “Santa Clarita Diet” Season 2 at ArcLight Hollywood on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Actress Markie Post, known for roles on “Night Court,” “The Fall Guy” and “Scrubs” has died at 70.

Post played the public defender in the 1980s TV sitcom “Night Court” and was a regular presence on television for four decades. She also had a role in the film “There’s Something About Mary.”

Post’s manager, Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, said Post died Saturday, Aug. 7, after a years-long battle with cancer.

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