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Connie Sawyer, ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Pineapple Express’ Actress, Dies at 105

Sawyer was the oldest working member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Academy

Actress Connie Sawyer passed away at age 105 over the weekend, multiple outlets report. She was the oldest working member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Academy.

Among Sawyer’s many roles are as James Franco’s godmother in “Pineapple Express” and as a member of one of the couples interviewed in the documentary portion of “When Harry Met Sally…”

She died peacefully in Woodland Hills, California, at the Motion Picture & Television Country House, a community for retired entertainers. A representative for Sawyer did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

Her first film role was opposite Frank Sinatra and Edward G. Robinson in 1959’s “A Hole in the Head.”

In a career spanning decades, Sawyer played roles in movies like”The Way West” (1967), “True Grit” (1969), “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” (1969), “The Man in the Glass Booth” (1975), “Oh, God!” (1977), “Foul Play” (1978), “… And Justice for All” (1979), “The Bonfire of the Vanities” (1990), “Dumb and Dumber” (1994), “Out of Sight” (1998) and “Something’s Gotta Give” (2003).

On TV, Sawyer had appearances on “The Jackie Gleason Show,” “Dr. Kildare,” “The Fugitive,” “The Andy Griffith Show,” “All in the Family,” “McMillan & Wife,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Laverne & Shirley,” “Welcome Back,” “Kotter,” “Seinfeld,” “Will & Grace,” “ER,” “New Girl,” “Ray Donovan” and “Last Week Tonight.”

Sawyer was born on Thanksgiving Day in 1912 in Pueblo, Colorado. She is survived by her daughters Lisa and Julie, and grandchildren Hannah, Sam, Emily and Carrie.