Actress Erin Moran dies at age 56

Erin Moran, an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom 'Happy Days' and its spin-off 'Joanie Loves Chachi', has died at age 56. Photo Date: November 23, 2008 (MGN)

Erin Moran who famously played Joanie Cunningham in the series "Happy Days" and its spinoff "Joanie Loves Chachi" has died, according to

Police in Harrison County, Indiana, where Moran had been living, had gotten a call for woman being unresponsive. On arrival emergency personnel found Moran dead.

Through her career, Moran also had roles on "Murder, She Wrote," "Desperation Boulevard," and "Celebrity Fit Club."

A cause of death has not been determined. Moran was 56.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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