Claudette Nevins' Recent Death Elicits Reactions from M*A*S*H Fans Who Are Heartbroken
On February 20, 2020, actress Claudette Nevins died in hospice care at her home in Los Angeles at age 82. The star’s “M*A*S*H” fans have reacted on social media to the sad news.
Nevins appeared as Constance Fielding in 10 episodes of “Melrose Place.” She starred on the spin-off of “Beverly Hills, 90210” between 1992 and 1998.
In 1993, the actress also featured in an episode of “Beverly Hills, 90210” as Vivian Carson. A cause of death for the star was not released.
Nevins many acting credits
Nevins started appearing on television and in movies in the early 1960s. She’s acted on episodes of “JAG,” “Ally McBeal,” “Judging Amy,” “7th Heaven,” “ER,” “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “L.A. Law,” “Dallas,” “One Day at a Time,” “Lou Grant,” “The F.B.I., Star Trek: Insurrection,” and “The Possessed.”
Her final acting credit was in an episode of “Strong Medicine” in 2005. However, many fans remember her on “M*A*S*H” and several of them took to Twitter to mourn the star and share their heartbreak.
So long and #RIP to the great class act #ClaudetteNevins, an icon of #classicTV, #theater, and #70s #film who defined chic, feminist intelligence, and playful villainy on many a movie or stage play and virtually every 1970s TV drama that mattered. Rest in power, dear lady— Telly Davidson (@TellyDavidson) February 27, 2020
M*A*S*H fans mourn her death
Another social media user noted how the past couple of months had been “bruising” for “M*A*S*H” fans as many of the show’s stars have recently passed on. Nevins was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania but grew up in Brooklyn, New York.
Aww, condolences to the family. She was funny on the show. Perfect Mrs Charles.— Elaine Brown (@mizzybrown) March 2, 2020
Who were her parents
Her father was a merchant named Joseph Weintraub and her mother was a garment worker called Anna Lander. The actress’s parents had both emigrated to America from small towns in Austria.
RIP, Claudette. Yikes, this has been a bruising couple of months for MASH fans.— JustynTyme (@ZedLep67) March 2, 2020
She studied performing arts
She was a graduate of the School of Performing Arts. In 1957, she graduated from New York University with a degree in English.
Very sad 🥺 Tough few months for MASH fans indeed 😔— Susan Haines (@ScarletFyre) March 2, 2020
Who was she married to
Nevins was formerly married to Elliot Nevins, before marrying real estate investor Benjamin L. Pick. She and Pick had two daughters, Jessica and Sabrina.
💔😢I loved that episode. RIP Ms. Nevins— kandy rogers (@raiderfantoy) March 2, 2020
Her memorial service
She is survived by her daughters, their husbands, and her grandchildren. A memorial service was held in the TaNaCH Chapel at Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, on March 2, 2020, for the late star.