Actor Carol Ann Susi Dead

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The actor Carol Ann Susi, best known for her role on “The Big Bang Theory” as Howard’s mom, has died at the age of 62, reported cnn.com.

“The Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit of mystery throughout the show’s eight seasons. What was not a mystery, however, was Carol Ann’s immense talent and comedic timing,” said “Big Bang Theory’s” executive producer, Chuck Lorre, reported usatoday.com.

Carol Ann died early Tuesday after here brief battle with cancer, according to hollywoodreporter.com. “Susi’s rep described her cancer as “aggressive” … and added it was a brief battle,” explained tmz.com

According to tmz.com, Carol Ann Susi was only seen once on the show in a quick glance during Howard’s wedding. According to cnn.com, she never appeared on camera and was largely unseen, she routinely hollered Howard’s name, making her overbearing, husky voice a big part of the show

In a statement, her publicist described her as a “spunky Italian gal from Brooklyn” who was passionate about Halloween horror mazes and cooking. “Carol Ann drew fervent circles of followers,” the statement said. “She was a force of nature who didn’t suffer fools and was fiercely loyal to her friends,” reported cnn.com