Berta of 'Two and a Half Men' passes away

The actor is survived by her husband and daughter


Entertainment Desk October 14, 2020

Conchata Ferrell, better known for her role as Berta the housekeeper in the popular TV series  Two and a Half Men has passed away, according to Dan Spilo, her manager, reported CNN. Spilo, who remembered Ferrell as a "wonderful, kind-hearted, strong woman," told CNN she passed away around 12:30 pm on October 12." She will be missed," he said.

Through the course of her career that spanned five decades across TV and film, Ferrell earned three Emmy nominations. The first was for her work on L.A. Law in 1992 and earned two others for her role on Two and a Half Men

Upon news of her death, former Two and a Half Men co-workers were among those who paid tribute to Ferrell.

Creator Chuck Lorre said in a statement to CNN, via Warner Bros. TV: "We called her Chatty. And we all loved her. Twelve years of highs and lows, and lots and lots of laughter. Through it all, she was a rock. One of the greats. I was privileged to call her a friend."

Jon Cryer remembered Ferrell as "a beautiful human" in a statement on Twitter.

"Berta's gruff exterior was an invention of the writers. Chatty's warmth and vulnerability were her real strengths," he wrote. "I'm crying for the woman I'll miss, and the joy she brought so many."

Charlie Sheen, meanwhile, called her "an absolute sweetheart," "a consummate pro," and "a genuine friend."

Ferrell survived by her husband, Arnie, and her daughter, Samantha, Spilo said.

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