Shelley Morrison, famous for her role as a maid on Will & Grace, died on Sunday. Following the news, her costars paid tribute to her with very thoughtful messages.
Shelley's publicist told The Associated Press that she died on Sunday in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from heart failure after a brief illness.
The actress starred on Will & Grace from 1999 to 2006 playing Rosario Salazar, a maid from El Salvador.
Since the news of her passing, her Will & Grace costars have paid tribute to her via social media. Sean Hayes wrote on Instagram, "Such sad news. Our beloved Shelley Morrison passed away today. She was absolutely hilarious and had the biggest heart. She was a part of our Will & Grace family and will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to her entire family."
Debra Messing wrote, "Oh, Shelley... what a loss. Our dear Rosario has passed on. Shelley had a career that spanned decades, but she will always be our dear Rosie. She was a kind soul with a huge heart and always had a smile on her face. All my love to Walter and the entire family."
Megan Mullally wrote, "Just got a bulletin on my phone that Shelley Morrison has passed. My heart is heavy. Putting Shelley, her beloved husband Walter & their children in the light. Thank you for your friendship & partnership, Shell. You accomplished wonderful things in this world. You will be missed."
Eric McCormack penned, "Shelley was a beautiful soul and wonderful actor. Her work as Rosario, season after season, was as nuanced and real as it was hysterical. She will be missed by everyone at #WillandGrace. She’s a huge part of it. Sending so much love to Walter and Shelley’s whole family. ♥️"