Markie Post Biography
Markie Post (November 4, 1950 – August 7, 2021) was an American actress best known for her roles as Terri Michaels, a bail bondswoman on ABC’s The Fall Guy from 1982 to 1985, Christine Sullivan, a public defender on NBC’s Night Court from 1985 to 1992, and Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on CBS’s Hearts Afire from 1992 to 1995.
|Date of Birth||November 4, 1950|
|Age||70 years (2021)|
|Net worth||$12 million|
|Date of Death||August 7, 2021|
Markie Post Early Life and Background
Post was born in Palo Alto, California, in 1950 to scientist Richard F. Post and poet Marylee (Armstrong) Post.
Markie Post Career
Post worked on various game programs before becoming an actress. She began her career as a member of the production crew for Tom Kennedy’s Split Second. She also worked as a card dealer on NBC’s Card Sharks and as an associate producer on CBS’s Double Dare.
A 1979 episode of Barnaby Jones, the pilot episode of Simon & Simon “Details at Eleven” in 1981, episode one of season two of The Greatest American Hero, two episodes of The A-Team as two different characters in the 1983 episode “The Only Church in Town” and the 1984 episode “Hot Styles,” and The Love Boat were among her early acting credits.
She was a regular on the ABC action drama The Fall Guy after appearing in the science fiction series Buck Rogers in the Twenty-First Century and as Diane Chambers’ best friend in the sitcom Cheers. After The Fall Guy, she starred as Christine Sullivan on Night Court, a 1980s television comedy series, from the third season to the conclusion.
There’s Something About Mary (1998), in which she played the mother of Cameron Diaz’s character, is one of her film credits. She also starred in the NBC film Visitors in the Night, which was released in 1995.
In the 2007 improvisational comedy film Cook Off! (which was released in 2017), she played reporter Christine Merriweather. When she, Harry Anderson, and Charles Robinson arranged a pretend reunion of the Night Court ensemble in the 30 Rock episode “The One with the Cast of Night Court,” she played herself.
On the computer animated robot superhero TV series Transformers: Prime, Post provided the voice of June Darby.
Markie Post Husband
Post first married Stephen Knox, whom she met while attending Lewis & Clark College. She later married Michael A. Ross, an actor and writer, with whom she had two kids.
Markie Post Death
What Killed Markie Post? At the age of 70, Post died of cancer on August 7, 2021. She was diagnosed little over four years before she died.
Markie Post Net worth
Markie Post had an estimated net worth of $12 million at the time of her death in 2021. She died at the age of 70 following a successful career as an actress.