Marjorie Armstrong “Markie” Post was an American actress, best known for her roles as bail bondswoman Terri Michaels in “The Fall Guy” on ABC from 1982 to 1985, as public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom “Night Court” from 1985 to 1992, and as Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on the CBS sitcom “Hearts Afire” from 1992 to 1995.
|Full Name||Marjorie Armstrong Post|
|Date of Birth||November 4, 1950|
|Birthplace||Palo Alto, California, U.S.|
|Notable Works||“The Fall Guy”, “Night Court”, “Hearts Afire”|
|Date of Death||August 7, 2021|
Early Life and Career
Markie Post was born on November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, California. She graduated from Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, California, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Post began her career in television working behind the scenes on game shows. Her first on-screen roles were in episodes of the series “CHiPs” and “Simon & Simon.” She landed her breakout role in “The Fall Guy,” and her most famous role came soon after as public defender Christine Sullivan on “Night Court.”
Markie Post was married to actor and writer Michael A. Ross, with whom she had two daughters, actress Katie Ross and Daisy Ross.
Markie Post died on August 7, 2021, after a nearly four-year battle with cancer.
Estimated Net Worth
At the time of her death in 2021, Markie Post’s estimated net worth was believed to be around $12 million.