Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local
Shelly Morrison better known as Rosario Salazar on the hit NBC show “Will & Grace” passes away at 83 years-old. Shelly’s husband Walter Dominguez confirmed that the cause of death was due to heart failure. He also stated that she took pride in what she did by playing Rosario, “Furthered the cause of social equity and fairness for the L.G.B.T.Q. people”.
Shelly was born and raised in Bronx, NY. Later in life she relocated to Los Angeles and studied at Los Angeles city college. Soon after she became one of Los Angeles first female stage producers.
Ms. Morrison has been in the film and television business for 64 years. She has guest stared in over 150 television series. She appeared is shows such as “L.A. Law”, “Clumbo” and “Home Improvement”. In 2017 the series “Will & Grace” returned after being off air since 2006. The show did not bring back the character Rosario, who is played by Shelly Morrison. But she and her character Rosario Salazar will always be remembered.