'Who’s The Boss?' Beloved Actress Katherine Helmond Passed Away Following The Complications From Alzheimer’s Disease

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March 4, 2019 11:45 By Fabiosa

The soap opera community mourns the demise of the beloved Who’s the Boss? actress, Katherine Helmond, who passed away from Alzheimer’s disease.

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RIP, dear Katherine Helmond!

The iconic soap opera actress, Katherine Helmond, sadly passed away on February 23 following the complications from Alzheimer’s disease. The star was 89.

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Katherine’s co-stars and close friends, Alyssa Milano and Tony Danza, reacted on the sad news with touching tributes in honor of the late actress.

Alyssa took to Twitter, commemorating Katherine with the warmest words:

My beautiful, kind, funny, gracious, compassionate, rock. You were an instrumental part of my life…

Tony Danza also paid a tribute to Katherine in a statement to Deadline:

I was in love with her. She was such an influence on me…

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Helmond started her acting career in the mid-'50s. She played in a number of theatrical performances, including the most famous one As You Like It.

Katherine’s film debut was in a movie Believe in Me in 1971. Later, the actress stole fans’ hearts, playing Mona in the iconic series Who’s the Boss?

Fans pay tributes to the beloved actress

Katherine Helmond was loved and admired by millions. She will be missed so much.

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