Actress Olympia Dukakis Has Died

Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved actress Olympia Dukakis.

 
 

She is best known for her Oscar-winning role in Moonstruck. She’s also starred in several movies, TV shows, and Broadway shows, including Steel Magnolias, Look Who’s Talking, Cloudburst, Mr. Holland’s Opus, and Over the Hill.

 
 

Several stars went to social media to honor her, including Cher, Sally Field, Diane Warren, Viola Davis, George Takei, and Bradley Whitford.

 
 

Olympia is survived by her three children. She was 89 years old.

 
 

‘Steel Magnolias’ and ‘Moonstruck’ actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis has died at the age of 89 at her home in New York City. Dukakis is best known for her prominent roles in films such as “Mr. Holland’s Opus,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Moonstruck.” Dukakis’ brother Apollo Dukakis confirmed her death on Facebook, saying “My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City.