Legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch has died. She was 89.
Stritch’s acting career lasted for over 70 years and recently, she is best known for playing Alec Baldwin’s mother in 30 Rock – a role that earned her a third Emmy award.
She also ran a one-woman show called Elaine Stritch at Liberty, which earned her a Tony award in 2001.
Among her best known Broadway shows are Noel Coward’s Sail Away and Stephen Sondheim’s Company. This and many other movie roles led to her induction into the America Theater Hall of Fame in 1995.
The cause of death has not been revealed yet, even though it is known that she was diabetic.