Shannon Wilcox Obituary – Death: ‘Dallas’ Actress Who Appeared In Several Garry Marshall Films Cause Of Death
Shannon Wilcox, a renowned actress recognized for her roles in various television shows, films, and Garry Marshall productions, has passed away at the age of 80.
According to a recent post on Legacy.com, she passed away on September 2 in Los Angeles. With a career spanning 45 years, Wilcox accumulated more than 75 credits in both television and film. Her television appearances ranged from popular shows such as Hawaii Five-O, Cagney & Lacey, Magnum, P.I., L.A. Law, NCIS, The Neighborhood, and Grey’s Anatomy. She also made notable appearances in Garry Marshall’s films, including Frankie and Johnny, Exit to Eden, Dear God, The Other Sister, Raising Helen, The Princess Diaries, and its sequel. Her diverse filmography also included performances in Runaway Bride, Seven, For the Boys, Legal Eagles, and The Karate Kid, where she portrayed the mother of Elisabeth Shue’s character.
In addition to her television and film work, Wilcox notably co-starred alongside Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson in the 1984 musical film Songwriter. She also had recurring roles in the original Dallas as Anita and as a regular on the medical drama Buck James, alongside Dennis Weaver, which aired for one season on ABC from 1987 to 1988.
Shannon Wilcox’s legacy in the entertainment industry is celebrated, and her contributions to television and film continue to be remembered and appreciated by fans and colleagues alike.