Marge Redmond portrayed the Sister Jacqueline on The Flying Nun and starred for a decade as the sweet country innkeeper in Cool Whip commercials, has passed away at 95 according to The Hollywood Reporter. Her death was announced by SAG-AFTRA in its magazine, however no cause was given.
Redmond was featured in eighty episodes of The Flying Nun, which ran from 1967-1970, which also starred a young Sally Field (Forrest Gump). Redmond also served as the show’s narrator on top of her portrayal as Sister Jacqueline. Redmond received an Emmy nomination for her worl in season 2.
Redmond additionally had small roles in three notable films including Walter Matthau’s wife in Billy Wilder’s The Fortune Cookie and was interviewed by Bruce Dern (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) about a disappearing jeweler in Alfred Hitchcock’s last film, Family Plot. She lastly played a lover who seeks revenge on a killer (Jerry Adler) in Woody Allen’s Manhattan Murder Mystery via Deadline.
Redmond was married to actor Jack Weston (California Suite) when both taking part in a production of Anything Goes. After flipping a coin, the couple headed to Hollywood where they appeared on episodes of Johnny Staccato in 1959 as well as The Twilight Zone in 1963. Soon after returning to New York in 1975, the two reached Broadway, partaking in the original production of Neil Simon’s California Suite. The couple remained together from 1950 till their eventual divorce occurring in the 1980s.
In addition to her many film and television achievements, Redmond also contributed her voice towards two editions of the Grand Theft Auto video game franchise.