Her son, Jack Krane, confirmed the news in a statement sent to US media.
After news of her death was announced, actors, comedians and other stars paid tribute to her on-screen legacy.
Veteran actor William Shatner condolences “to the family of Sally Kellerman.”
Nancy Sinatra Mourning Kellerman’s death, the same day Russia attacked Ukraine, wrote: “Adding sad news to a terrible day.”
Treat Williams, Kellerman’s co-star in the 1983 sports movie Dempsey, tweeted: “Oh Sally Kellerman. We played husband and wife in Dempsey. I fell in love with you in M*A*S*H*. You are so sweet and funny and vulnerable. And a lovely singer. A good life. You’ll miss. REST IN PEACE”
Desperately looking for Susan actress Rosanna Arquette said: “Sally Kellerman, I love you, I am so sad, rest in power and Peace.”
Annoying person Creator and lead actress Julie Klausner tweeted a photo of “divine Sally Kellerman” on the set of the Hulu sitcom with “a plate of brown rice.”
Kellerman appeared as a guest inAnnoying person finale, starring Joan Gentile.
Former Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine simply wrote: “Ah, I hate this. RIP Sally Kellerman. ”
Actor Jon Donahue recalls having “the opportunity to work with her.” [Kellerman] read once at the table”, adding: “She was everything I hoped she would be and more. What a talented actress. Rest in peace.”
Comedian and podcast host Marc Maron also paid tribute to Kellerman, who played Maron’s on-screen mother in his online sitcom of the same name.
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Remembering Kellerman as “radiant and beautiful,” the 58-year-old wrote: “My biological mother is very proud and a little jealous. I’m sad she’s gone. REST IN PEACE”
Television screenwriters Brian Lynch and Gennefer Gross hailed Kellerman as Dr. Diane Turner as “easily sexy” but “funny”.
Gross continued: “Her voice, her perfect timing of humor, her ability to switch between silly and smoldering and keep herself in a barracks full of army soldiers. She is one of a kind. REST IN PEACE.”
Kellerman was born in Long Beach, California, in 1937 to an oil executive father and a piano teacher mother.
She once said: “I have been singing and acting since the womb.
She also starred opposite Rodney Dangerfield in the 1986 comedy film Back to school in which she played his love interest, university literature professor, Dr. Diane Turner.
She said she’s finally learned to live with being most remembered for her WATER role for which she ended up losing her Oscar to Helen Hayes’sAirport.
“There was a time in my life when I felt I had to go out and prove that I don’t just have Hot Lips,” she said The New York Post in 2010.
“But at this point, just call me whatever you want.”
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/sally-kellerman-death-tributes-mash-b2023027.html Sally Kellerman: Nancy Sinatra and William Shatner lead the way in tribute to the late M*A*S*H actor