'Two and a Half Men' Star Conchata Ferrell Dies at 77
She was best known for playing the role of Berta the housekeeper
Published Oct 13, 2020Conchata Ferrell — best known for her role on American sitcom Two and a Half Men — has died. The actress passed away earlier today in Sherman Oaks, CA, a rep for Warner Bros. Television confirmed to the media. She was 77.
Ferrell played the role of Berta the housekeeper on the show, which aired on CBS from 2003 to 2015 for a total of 12 seasons.
"We are saddened by the loss of Conchata Ferrell and are grateful for the years she brought us laughs as Berta which will live on forever," Warner Bros. TV, the studio behind Two and a Half Men, tweeted.
Ferrell was hospitalized back in May, spending more than four weeks in the ICU. During her stay she went into cardiac arrest and was eventually located to a long-term treatment centre.
We are saddened by the loss of Conchata Ferrell and are grateful for the years she brought us laughs as Berta which will live on forever. pic.twitter.com/pGQaQveSxm— Warner Bros. TV (@warnerbrostv) October 13, 2020
While playing the role of Berta on Two and a Half Men, she was nominated for Emmys twice, once in 2005 and again in 2007, for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series.
Beyond that series, Ferrell appeared in the 1979 Julia Roberts film Heartland, as well as received another Emmy nomination for her role as Susan Bloom in L.A. Law in 1992.
Over the years, she received various other TV credits in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teen Angel and Matlock, as well as film roles in Edward Scissorhands, Network, Crime and Punishment in Suburbia and True Romance.
Most recently, Ferrell appeared in the Netflix series The Ranch.