Somerville’s manager Paul Hilepo says the actor died Thursday in New York City of normal will cause.
A native of Iowa, Somerville moved to New York in the 1970s. She most recently appeared onstage in the Broadway creation of “To Get rid of a Mockingbird.”
“She took delight in contacting herself a New Yorker but she experienced salt of the Earth mid-western roots which she was also very pleased of,” Hilepo mentioned in an e mail.
On television, she appeared in “The Significant C,” “NYPD Blue” and was in movies like “Arthur” and was among the “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” forged customers nominated for a Display screen Actors Guild Award.
Her final movie credit rating was “Poms,” in which she appeared alongside Diane Keaton and Pam Grier in a comedy about more mature females who type a cheerleading squad.
In “The Huge C,” she performed the foul-mouthed neighbor to Laura Linney’s character, a straight-laced background instructor who is specified a grim cancer prognosis.
The Connected Push contributed to this report.