Spilo, who remembered Ferrell as a “wonderful, kind-hearted, strong woman,” informed CNN she handed away round 12:30 p.m. on October 12.
“She will be missed,” he stated.
In a profession that spanned 5 a long time throughout TV and movie, Ferrell earned three Emmy nominations. The first was for her work on “L.A. Law” in 1992 and earned two others for her function on “Two and a Half Men,” on which she performed salty and sassy housekeeper Berta.
Ferrell, who was 77, was additionally an achieved theater performer, successful a Drama Desk award in 1974 for her work in “The Sea Horse.”
Her movie credit additionally included roles in “Mystic Pizza,” “Mr. Deeds” and “Krampus.”
Upon information of her demise, former “Two and a Half Men” co-workers had been amongst those that paid tribute to Ferrell.
Creator Chuck Lorre stated in a assertion to CNN, through 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.”
“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.”
Ferrell survived by her husband, Arnie, and her daughter, Samantha, Spilo stated.