Oscar-winning Olympia Dukakis passes away at 89

May 02 2021 02:52 PM
Oscar-winning Olympia Dukakis passes away at 89

The Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis has left for her heavenly abode on May 1, 2021. The actress has given her talent and glory to industry with her performance in over 60 films, and in 50 television series.

The veteran stage and screen actor passed away at the age of 89 in New York City. The legendary is recipient of an Academy Award for her tremendous role in Moonstruck. After her demise, fans mourn her loss and filling the void in hearts took to social media pouring love. In the meanwhile, brother Apollo Dukakis penned a note on Facebook. He wrote "After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis.” The news of her demise given by the actress’s family also mentioned that Dukakis passed away at her home with her daughter Christina Zorich by her side.

Although Dukakis enjoyed a decades-long career. She has performed one of the most notable roles she essayed was of Rose Castorini in Moonstruck. Dukakis also won best supporting actress for the film at the 1988 Academy Awards.

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