So sad. Carol Ann Susi, who is better known as the voice behind Mrs. Wolowitz on ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ died, according to HollywoodLife.com’s sister site TVLine. She was just 62 years old.
Carol Ann Susi Dead — ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Star Dies At 62
Carol, who lent her voice for Howard Wolowitz’s (Simon Helberg) unseen mother on the long-running CBS series, passed away at 62.
“The Big Bang Theory family has lost a beloved member today with the passing of Carol Ann Susi, who hilariously and memorably voiced the role of Mrs. Wolowitz. Unseen by viewers, the Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit of a mystery throughout the show’s eight seasons. What was not a mystery, however, was Carol Ann’s immense talent and comedic timing, which were on display during each unforgettable appearance. In addition to her talent, Carol Ann was a constant source of joy and kindness to all. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with her family during this time, and we will miss her greatly,” read a statement from Warner Bros. TV, CBS, and the show’s executive producers, Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro and Bill Prady, according to HollywoodLife.com‘s sister site TVLine.
It’s unclear how Carol’s passing will affect the show.
Carol Ann Susi’s Illustrious Career
Carol, who will be greatly missed, also starred on Grey’s Anatomy, Ugly Betty and Seinfeld during her 40-year career.
Our thoughts go out to Carol’s family and friends during this difficult time.