“Police Academy” star Marion Ramsey dies at 73


Marion Ramsey, best known for her role in the “Police Academy” film series, has died at the age of 73.

According to the BBC, she died at her Los Angeles home on Thursday morning.

She had recently fallen ill, however a cause of death was not given.

Ramsey was adored for her portrayal of the squeaky-voiced Officer Laverne Hooks in “Police Academy”.

She also had an illustrious career on Broadway, starring in the 1978 production “Eubie!”, a biographical musical about celebrated jazz pianist Eubie Blake.