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Marion Ramsey (1947–2021), “Police Academy” star

by Kirk Fox

Marion Ramsey was an actress best known for starring as Officer Hooks in the “Police Academy” movies.

  • Died: Thursday, January 7, 2021. (Who else died on January 7?)
  • Details of death: Died in Los Angeles after a short illness at the age of 73.
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Police Academy

Marion Ramsey was best known for her role as soft-spoken Officer Laverne Hooks in the “Police Academy” film series. She had a long career as an actress starting well before “Police Academy,” with roles on TV in “Cos” and the variety show “Keep on Truckin’.” Ramsey starred in all six of the popular “Police Academy” movies in the 1980s. Afterwards, she appeared on “MacGyver” and the original “Beverly Hills, 90210.”

Tributes to Marion Ramsey

Full Obituary: Variety


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