(GoRealNewsNow.com) – A Hollywood actress who rose to fame in the 1980s – Cindy Morgan – known for her roles in the cult classic “Caddyshack” and sci-fi film “Tron” – has passed away.
Morgan died at the age of 69, according to officials.
Her passing has been confirmed by a representative from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, who said she died of natural causes a few days before the announcement.
This sad news has reverberated through the entertainment community and her fanbase.
Her portrayal of the charismatic blond bombshell Lacey Underall in “Caddyshack” earned her widespread acclaim.
Morgan’s standout performance as the seductive niece of a golf club head won her many admirers.
She shone in the company of comedy greats like Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, and Chevy Chase in this iconic 1980 comedy.
Her role in “Caddyshack” was pivotal in establishing her as a memorable figure in the entertainment industry.
Aside from her iconic role in “Caddyshack,” Morgan also made a significant mark in the sci-fi genre with her role in the 1980s film “Tron.”
She portrayed Dr. Lora Baines and the computer program Yori, acting alongside Jeff Bridges in the 1982 release.
The circumstances surrounding her death were first noted when Morgan’s roommate, upon returning from a holiday trip on December 30, 2023, discovered something amiss at their Lake Worth Beach home.
According to a TMZ report, the roommate knocked and received no response but noticed a strong odor inside the house. Police, upon arrival, found Morgan deceased in her room, with no indications of foul play.
Before her rise in Hollywood, the Chicago native completed her education at Northern Illinois University, earning a degree in communications, as per her IMDB biography.
She worked as a news anchor at a local TV station in Rockford and was a DJ at a radio station.
After her move to Los Angeles, she initially appeared in television commercials, notably for Irish Spring, before landing her first film role in “Caddyshack.”
Beyond her memorable film roles, Morgan’s acting career encompassed a variety of television appearances. She featured in several TV shows over the years, adding diversity to her portfolio.
Her credits include appearances on “The Love Boat,” “Bring ‘Em Back Alive,” “The Fall Guy,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Under Suspicion,” and more.