LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, yet loveable, Karen McCluskey on "Desperate Housewives" and the president's secretary on "The West Wing," has died. She was 72.
Joosten, who had battled lung cancer for 11 years, died Saturday at her home in Los Angeles, her publicist Nadine Jolson said.
Joosten "was surrounded by love and humor 'til the end," her family said in a statement. "We...
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"My thoughs and prayers are with her family at this time. She was a terrific actress! She will be missed. RIP."
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