Linda Porter, who played Myrtle on the NBC sitcom Superstore, died on Friday after an illness, her representatives confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter. Porter was 86.
In addition to Superstore, Porter also appeared on the reboot of Twin Peaks, The Mindy Project, Two Broke Girls, The X-Files, ER and more.
Porter began her acting career at age 55 in an episode of TV’s Beauty and the Beast in 1988. Her film appearances include Dude, Where’s My Car?, Tumbleweeds, and the thriller Mercy.
Superstore co-star Lauren Ash said of Porter on Twitter: “Always funny, always vibrant and ALWAYS enthusiastic.”
Writer for the show Vanessa Ramos called Porter, “a true delight of a writer who was up for anything.”
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