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Edrie Jean Warner

Character actress Edrie Jean Warner, who appeared in recent films and television, died Feb. 2 of cancer in New York. She was 66.

Warner, who came to Hollywood following a 28-year teaching career, realized her lifelong passion of acting by essaying roles in “Wag the Dog,” “Volcano” and “The Green Mile.”

TV credits included “Hang Time,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Saved by the Bell” and “The Practice.”

She is survived by two sons, a daughter, two grandsons and two sisters. Family suggests donations in her name be made to the American Cancer Society.

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