Connie Sawyer Dead: Hollywood’s Oldest Working Actress Dies, Aged 105

Hollywood’s oldest working actress Connie Sawyer has died at the age of 105, a spokesperson for her retirement home has confirmed.

They stated Connie died at the Motion Picture & Television Country House in Woodland Hills over the weekend (via Hollywood Reporter).

A cause of death has not been confirmed.

Following the news, a number of fans rushed to pay tribute on Twitter:
Saddened by Connie Sawyer passing. I met her a few yrs ago at SAG MP home. She was a 105 yr old firecracker!
Rest in peace Hollywood’s oldest working actress #ConnieSawyer – she was 105. Never too late to be an actor! @TipsOnActing
Goodbye to a cherished friend, actress Connie Sawyer, at 105 Hollywood’s oldest working actress. I just knew…
RIP Connie Sawyer, Hollywood’s Oldest Working Actress, Dies at 105 One of her last rolls was with #Episodes Matt LeBlanc in 2014’s “LOVESICK”.

January 23, 2018
Connie Sawyer, ‘Hollywood’s Oldest Working Actress’, has passed at 105: debut in A Hole in the Head, from Broadway, she continued in movies & TV into her 11th decade: RIP

January 23, 2018
Connie’s career in the entertainment industry started later in life and she’s best known for her roles in  ‘Dumb And Dumber’ – in which she plays the character who robs Jim Carrey’s – and ‘Pineapple Express’, which saw her star as James Franco’s on-screen grandmother.

Her first film role came at the age of 50, when she popped up in ‘A Hole In The Head’ alongside Frank Sinatra, in 1959.

Prior to that, Connie did appear in numerous TV shows, racking up over 150 small screen credits during her decades in the entertainment industry.