90210 actress Esther Scott dead at 66 from ‘apparent heart attack’

BOYZ n the Hood star Esther Scott has died aged 66.

It’s reported the 90210 actress passed away after suffering an apparent heart attack last Tuesday in her home in Santa Monica, California.

Boyz n the Hood star Esther Scott
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Boyz n the Hood star Esther Scott has died aged 66 after an apparent heart attack[/caption]

According to TMZ, the Hart Of Dixie star was found unconscious and taken to hospital where she remained until she passed away on Friday.

The site reports that the actress was surrounded by friend and family when she died.

Her sister Shaun told TMZ: “She loved what she did. She would get stopped on the street often and people would recognize her – but they didn’t know her name.

“Hopefully now people will remember her name, her work and the contributions she gave to the entertainment industry.”

Boyz n the Hood star Esther Scott
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The actress pictured at The Birth Of A Nation premiere in 2016[/caption]

Esther was best known for her role as Tisha’s Grandmother in 1991 flick, Boyz n the Hood but she got her start in Hollywood with a voice role in 1986 Star Wars TV series, Ewoks.

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