Actress Conchata Ferrell died on Monday at the age of 77 from the consequences of cardiac arrest. The actress, best known for her role as the sarcastic housekeeper Berta in the comedy series Two and a Half Men , died in a hospital in the US state of California in the presence of her family. Film site Deadline reports this on Tuesday.

She was nominated twice for an Emmy for her role in the comedy series. The series ran from 2003 to 2015 on the American channel CBS.

Charlie Sheen, who played a leading role in Two and a Half Men for the first eight seasons , responds to her death via Twitter. “A huge treasure and a real friend. A great loss,” said Sheen.

Ferrell began her career in theater, appearing in several off-Broadway shows. In addition to her role in Two and a Half Men , she is also known for series such as E / R , Good Times , Grace and Frankie and Buffy The Vampire Slayer .

In 1992, Ferrell was nominated for an Emmy for her acting on the LA Law series . She was married and had a daughter.