Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann,born in 1960, was an American actress known profoundly for playing Joanie Cunningham Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi . She died in the year 2017 due to stage four squamous cell carcinoma of throat.
Born on October 1960 in Los Angeles, she had six brother and sisters. She was signed up with a talent agency at an early age of 5. She played her first commercial for First Federal Bank. She was later casted in Daktari a television series. She made her first film debut with How Sweet It Is! and since then there was no comeback for her. She gave her 100% in every film she did and it was evident from her acting skills.
She later appeared in many films and shows like The Courtship of Eddie’s Father, My Three Sons, Bearcats!, Family Affair , The Waltons, The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote and Diagnosis: Murder.
She was married twice. In 1987, she was married to Rocky Ferguson but the couple parted their ways in 1993. In 1993, she married Steven Fleischmann.
After two of her major shows Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi were cancelled in moved from Los Angeles. In 1988 she confronted that she suffered from depression and was unable to get roles. After the ceasement of her California home news came that she shifted to her Mother- in law’s home in Indiana. But was kicked out of her home due to hard partying.
Death And Body
In 2017, the authorities in Indiana reported an unresponsive female and was found dead at the age of 56 in her home. Reports showed that she died due to stage four squamous cell carcinoma of throat. Erin was highly addicted to alcohol and it was predicted that might be an option for her death. But there were no signs of illegal substance in her body or in Moran’s home. The incidence was seen live by one of her neighbour Kimberly Combs.
Moran’s husband revealed in an open letter that she faced symptoms of the disease and her health deteriorated rapidly after that and all the attempts to treat her cancer were unsuccessful. The cancer had metastasised.
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