Unsure and Beverly Hills 90210 Star Denise Dowse is in a coma from “a virulent form of meningitis.”
Meningitis is inflammation of the fluid and membranes that line the brain and spinal cord. This can be caused by viruses or bacteria, with the former being the most common.
Over the weekend, Dowse’s sister Tracey shared a lengthy post asking for support and prayers for herself and her sister, her “only immediate family.”
“[Denise] is currently in hospital in a coma caused by a malignant form of meningitis,” revealed Tracey Dowse. “Her doctors do not know when she will come out of the coma as it was not medically induced.”
Tracey added of her sister, “She is a vibrant actress and director who should have many years ahead of her. Thoughts, prayers and support are greatly appreciated.”
Lots of people including Beverly Hills 90210 Alum Ian Ziering and former NBA player Stephen Howard commented on Dowse’s post.
“I send prayers and hopes for better days,” Ziering wrote.
Howard added: “Sending love, prayer and hugs to one of my favourites.”
Apart from Unsure and Beverly Hills 90210, Denise Dowse’s other famous roles include portraying judge Rebecca Damsen on the CBS drama series The guard.
Her film roles include Olivia Biggs in the 1996 comedy organic domeSky Marshal Meru in the sci-fi action Starship TroopersJudge Constance Mullen in the drama A civil lawsuitand Marlene Andre in the autobiographical drama beam.
She also portrayed Flora in the 2013 thriller The calling.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/denise-dowse-coma-meningitis-insecure-b2142014.html Insecure star Denise Dowse lies in a coma as she battles “a virulent form of meningitis”.