Suzzanne Douglas, the actress best known for her role as matriarch Jerri Peterson on The WB sitcom The Parent ‘Hood, which also starred Robert Townsend and ran from 1995–1999, has died MTO News confirmed.
The news was also confirmed by close friend Stephanie Perry Moore on Facebook, who wrote: "I got to stand beside greatness. Suzzanne Douglas Cobb, I love you dear lady.
"Thanks for always checking on me and for showing me elegance and grace walking. I’ve got a heavy heart, but I’m blessed to be a part of the legacy you touched. I am better because I knew you."
The news of Suzzanne's sad passing was also revealed by Roland Martin in a tweet on Tuesday.
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"Sad news...actress @suzzannedouglas has passed away. Several of her family members confirm on Facebook that the longtime actress has passed away at the age of 64.
“Many remember her as @larenztate's mom and @joethemorton's wife in The Inkwell," it read.
Suzanne also portrayed Amy Simms in the 1989 drama film Tap alongside Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr.
The late actress received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for the role.
Her cause of death has not yet been revealed. Our condolences to her family.