Markie Post known for roles on ‘Night Court,’ ‘Scrubs’ dead at 70

Actress Markie Post, known for her roles on television shows “Night Court” and “Scrubs” has died at 70.

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Ellen Lubin Stanitsky, Post’s manager, confirmed her death Saturday night to The Hollywood Reporter. Her cause of death has not been released.

Post was best known for her role as Christine Sullivan on “Night Court.” She later had a recurring role on “Scrubs” as the mother of Sarah Chalke’s character Elliot Reid.

“Our pride is in who she was in addition to acting; a person who made elaborate cakes for friends, sewed curtains for first apartments and showed us how to be kind, loving and forgiving in an often harsh world,” Post’s family said in a statement.