Nearly a month after mourning the July 11 dying of Charlie Robinson, who performed courtroom clerk Mac, John Larroquette is paying tribute to a different Night Court co-star: Markie Post. The 70-year-old actress, whose credit additionally embody Scrubs, The Fall Guy and Hearts Afire, died on Saturday following a nearly four-year battle with most cancers, her supervisor confirmed to Deadline.
Larroquette, who received 4 Emmys enjoying conniving prosecutor Dan Fielding reverse Post’s public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom, honored his on-screen foil on Twitter Sunday.
“Her grace, her warmth, her intelligence, her compassion, her optimism, her empathy, her humility, her love and devotion to her family,” the 73-year-old actor, who starred on The Good Fight final yr, wrote. “And her flawless comic timing, her beauty, her laugh and more…
“We all want she may have stayed longer however we thank the cosmos for blessing us and enriching the world along with her for so long as it did.”
Night Court aired on NBC from 1984 to 1992. Actresses Selma Diamond and Florence Halop, who played bailiffs Selma and Flo, respectively, both died during the show’s run. Lead actor Harry Anderson, who played playful Judge Harry Stone, was 65 when he died of a stroke induced by influenza and heart disease in 2018. Post’s death also comes less than a month after Robinson, 75, suffered a cardiac arrest with multisystem organ failure while battling a type of glandular cancer. Larroquette similarly marked the actor’s passing with a Twitter tribute.
Former co-star Marsha Warfield, who succeeded Diamond and Halop as bailiff Roz, additionally wrote of feeling “shocked and devastated” by Post’s death. Calling the actress “actual, caring and type,” Warfield added, “Harry, Charlie and Markie had been a giant a part of my life. They had been castmates, co-workers, family and friends. I’ll miss them and cherish the recollections we made and shared.”
Post’s TV daughters Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton and Melissa Joan Hart were among those also sharing their memories of the actress.