11/13/1922 - 4/22/2016
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Madeleine Sherwood
Madeleine Sherwood, an actress who was known best for her role as Mother Superior Lydia Placido on the sitcom “The Flying Nun,” has died, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She was 93.
The Canadian actress died April 22 at her childhood home in Quebec.
Sherwood was a student of the famed Actors Studio in New York City under Lee Strasberg. Her Broadway debut came in 1952 with a role in Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible.”
She was blacklisted during the McCarthy era and was active...