Denise Dowse dies aged 64

US actor Denise Dowse has died at the age of 64, her sister has confirmed, Huffington Post reports.

Known for her roles in shows including Beverly Hills 90210, The Guardian and Insecure, the actor’s sister Tracey confirmed news of her death on the star’s Instagram account on Saturday.

She wrote: “I want to take this moment to thank our friends and family for all of the love and prayers. 

“It is with a very heavy heart that I inform everyone that my sister, Denise Dowse has gone forward to meet our family in eternal life.”

She continued: “Denise Yvonne Dowse was the most amazing sister, a consummate, illustrious actress, mentor and director. She was my very best friend and final family member.

“Denise loved all of you. I know that she is watching over us with all the love she has.”

She added: “Again I am so grateful for all the calls, text messages, direct messages, and silent prayers for my sister. We could not have made it so gracefully and painlessly without all of the prayer warriors around the world.

“Thank you for giving so selflessly.”

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