In earlier posts, Nickerson's family revealed that the massive seizure that she suffered was caused by pneumonia and that it had caused her to stop exhaling carbon dioxide from her body.
"She's had seizures this morning and is in pulmonary and respiratory distress".
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Nickerson previously experienced severe health issues back in June 2018. "She's under a DNR order so they aren't putting her on a ventilator or feeding tube". "We are heartbroken and reliving a grief we've lived every single day since she had the stroke over a year ago".
Denise Nickerson as the competitive gum-chewer Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder.Читайте также: Penguins center Matt Cullen retires after 21 seasons | Lexington Herald Leader
Her family made the announcement of her death on Facebook, writing: "She's gone".
She appeared in more than 70 episodes of Dark Shadows, 130 episodes of The Electric Company and had a role in The Brady Bunch.
And they wrote on Facebook: "They just took off all the equipment".
The family have set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral costs for Nickerson, who wishes to be cremated and have the ashes turned into a piece of glass art. "Even if you can't donate simply sharing the link, and sharing our story so we can send Denise off and get some help and peace over the next few months would be so awesome".
In the hit movie, her character loses out on winning the factory after she is unable to resist a chewing gum meal that turns her into a giant blueberry.
Born in New York City in 1957, Nickerson's first TV roles were on the gothic U.S. soap opera Dark Shadows as Amy Jennings and Nora Collins. They told TMZ at the time that they chose to remove the respirator and stopped giving her medicine once it became apparent that she would not be able to recover.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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