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'Happy Days' Actress Erin Moran Likely Died of Cancer, Officials Say

24 April 2017 9:39 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Actress Erin Moran likely died due to complications of stage four cancer, the Harrison County Sheriff's Department and the Harrison County Coroner's Office said in a joint statement on Monday.

The Happy Days star was found deceased upon arrival on Saturday after police received a 911 call in reference to an unresponsive female, a police spokesperson previously told Et. She was 56 years old.

"On Saturday, the 22nd day of April, 2017, Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann passed away at her residence located in New Salisbury, Indiana," the joint statement reads. "A subsequent autopsy revealed that Mrs. Moran likely succumbed to complications of stage 4 cancer. Standard toxicology tests were performed and the results are pending, however, no illegal narcotics were found at the residence."

Watch: 'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56

Moran was best known for her role as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days. She later went on to star in her own spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, based »

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'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56

22 April 2017 7:23 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Rest in peace, Erin Moran.

The Happy Days star died on Saturday, Et confirms. She was 56.

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A police spokesperson for the Harris County Sheriff in Indiana tells Et that they received a 911 call in reference to an unresponsive female on Saturday, and that first responders found Moran deceased upon arrival. An autopsy is still pending.

Moran shot to fame in the '70s as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days, the younger sister of Ron Howard's Richie Cunningham. She later went on to star in her own spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, based on her character's relationship with Chachi Arcola, played by Scott Baio.

Throughout the next several decades, Moran starred on The Love Boat, and had appearances on Murder, She Wrote and Diagnosis Murder.

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The actress' former co-star, Henry Winkler, took to Twitter »

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Happy Days’ Erin Moran, Best Known as Joanie Cunningham, Has Died at 56

22 April 2017 7:17 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Erin Moran, best known for her role as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days has died. She was 56.

Officers in Harrison County in Indiana responded to reports of an unresponsive female in Corydon, Indiana, on Saturday afternoon. First responders determined that the woman, identified as Moran, had deceased, People has confirmed (the news was first reported by TMZ). An autopsy is pending.

Moran most famously played Cunningham, the younger sister to Richie Cunningham (played by Ron Howard) on Happy Days, which ran from 1974 to 1984. She also starred in the spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi from 1982 to 1983, which followed her character’s romance with Chachi, »

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‘Happy Days’ Star Erin Moran Dies at 56

22 April 2017 6:21 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom “Happy Days,” has died. She was 56.

According to TMZ, Moran’s body was found unresponsive Saturday afternoon by authorities in Indiana. The cause of death is unknown.

The California-born actress, who also starred in the “Happy Days” spinoff “Joanie Loves Chachi,” had fallen on hard times in recent years. She was reportedly kicked out of her trailer park home in Indiana because of her hard-partying ways.

Henry Winkler, who starred opposite Moran as The Fonz in ABC’s iconic series, tweeted: “Oh Erin…now you will finally have the peace you wanted so badly here on earth. Rest In It serenely now…too soon.”

Oh Erin… now you will finally have the peace you wanted so badly here on earth …Rest In It serenely now.. too soon

Henry Winkler (@hwinkler4real) April 23, 2017

In a statement on Sunday, Winkler also said, “I »

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‘Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!’: A TV Icon Gets Covered in Puke in New Amazon Series — Watch

7 March 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

“Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!” — it’s no longer just something you’ve likely said at one point in your life, but also a brand new comedy on Amazon Prime. Created by and starring Nicole Sobchack, “Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!” tells the story of Tiffany Grant (Sobchack), a free-spirited woman who is forced to live with her sister, Emma (played by series co-writer Andie Karvelis) and Emma’s new husband Bob (Ben Kacsandi) after losing her boyfriend, job, and home all on the same day. Season 1 follows Tiffany as she drags her poor sister and brother-in-law along for her insane adventures, including joining a harem, joining Scientology, and bringing home a “guru” from Venice Beach.

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The short-form series has been described as a show in the tradition »

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‘Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!’: A TV Icon Gets Covered in Puke in New Amazon Series — Watch

7 March 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!” — it’s no longer just something you’ve likely said at one point in your life, but also a brand new comedy on Amazon Prime. Created by and starring Nicole Sobchack, “Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!” tells the story of Tiffany Grant (Sobchack), a free-spirited woman who is forced to live with her sister, Emma (played by series co-writer Andie Karvelis) and Emma’s new husband Bob (Ben Kacsandi) after losing her boyfriend, job, and home all on the same day. Season 1 follows Emma as she drags her poor sister and brother-in-law along for her insane adventures, including joining a harem, joining Scientology, and bringing home a “guru” from Venice Beach.

Read More: Amazon Pilot Season: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ Follow-Up and a ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Goes To Space

The short-form series has been described as a show in the tradition »

- Juan Diaz

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