‘Moonstruck’ actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89


Actress Olympia Dukakis second from left, reacts as she is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Friday, May 24, 2013. Standing actress Dianne Ladd, far left, and actor Ed Asner, standing center. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO Leron Gubler helps unveiling her star with an unidentified assistant. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Olympia Dukakis, the Oscar winning ‘Moonstruck’ actress has passed away.

She was 89-years-old.

Olympia’s brother, Apollo Dukakis, confirmed the news of the death in a Facebook post Saturday.

“My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City.
After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis.” Apollo wrote.

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