Former 'ER' actress Vanessa Marquez show dead by police at her home

Former 'ER' actress Vanessa Marquez show dead by police at her home

Former 'ER' actress Vanessa Marquez show dead by police at her home

Police officers were conducting a welfare check at her apartment when the 49-year-old actress began suffering from seizures.

Police called medical personnel, including a county mental health clinician, who arrived on the scene to offer care and speak to her.

She "became uncooperative" and "appeared to be unable to care for herself", said a Los Angeles Sheriff's Department report.

Cops were summoned to perform a welfare check on the star when they opened fire on her after they say she threatened them with a BB gun.

When South Pasadena police arrived around noon, Mendoza said Marquez "was undergoing some medical problems, some seizures".

Lt Mendoza said that the woman's gun that was seized from the house turned out to be a replica of a semi-automatic handgun.

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Following the altercation, "the suspect was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead".

In a statement, Clooney denied the claims. She also held roles in the 1993 gangster film Blood In, Blood Out and the indie pic Twenty Bucks.

Marquez, who played Nurse Wendy Goldman in 27 episodes of "ER", accused Eriq La Salle and a camera operator of being "p- grabbers", which she said she reported to showrunner John Wells and to the show's production company, Warner Bros. Marquez also appeared in a 1992 episode of Seinfeld, where she portrayed the secretary to the Cuban Embassy. A source identified the woman as Marquez to the South Pasadenan. 'I was an actor and only an actor.

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October of 2017, Marquez lashed out at her former ER costar George Clooney after the A-list actor spoke out against Harvey Weinstein - claiming that she had been ostracized from Hollywood after complaining about workplace harassment. "Women who don't play the came lose career" I did.

Marquez last Facebook post on August 8 took aim Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for kicking her off of Twitter. Marquez says in the bio section of that page that she was terminally ill and living with celiac disease. Marquez went on to allege that she was subjected racist abuse from actors Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Julianna Marguiles.

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