Gloria Henry -Famous for playing the role of mother in the old “Dennis the Menace” show-passed away.
The veteran actress passed away on Saturday the day after her 98th birthday…According to her daughter Erin Ellwood, she posted this unfortunate news on Instagram. After posting photos celebrating her mother’s landmark year, she said that she passed away the next day.
Erin held up a photo of her mother posing on the Colette Miller angel wing mural in Hollywood and wrote: “She is flying now and has no body. She is leaving at the countdown 4 3 2 1 @ 3:40 pm. She is such a one Such an incredible woman. Being with her last year has always been beautiful and heartbreaking. Thank you everyone for following me and supporting me on this journey-this beautiful landmine. Goodbye, mom, I will always love you Courage ❤️”
On Friday, Erin issued a sweet birthday card. Gloria sent it from cartoonist Marcus Hamilton. He customized it for her, thanking Dennis for the best “mother” he asked for. Erin said that this is exactly the day in Gloria.
Of course, Gloria played the titular mother Alice Mitchell in the CBS black and white sitcom for four seasons from 1959 to 1963, and appeared in 146 episodes. She is the epitome of the parents of the white picket fence… She often plays the role of mediator with the boy she molested and his nemesis/neighbor Mr. Wilson.
Although she may be the most famous person from “DTM”, Gloria has a long career in television and film, and its history can be traced back to the 1940s, when she starred in category B movies such as “The Adventures of Silverado”, “The Swingman of Arkansas”, “Johnny Alegro” and many others.
In the 1950s, she shined as Michelle Malone in The Archives of Jeffrey Jones. And Mrs. North, “My Little Maggie”, “Perry Mason”, “Broken Arrow”, “Farmer’s Daughter”, “Brady Bride”, “Simon and Simon”, “Silver Spoon”, “Dallas “, countless other famous series. All in all, Gloria has 65 acting credits.
However, she will always be remembered as Dennis’s sweet motherhood. Gloria was 98 years old.