Angela McEwan


Age: 81

late-blooming actress who started in her 70s and drew acclaim for her role in Alexander Payne's 2013 film Nebraska when she set out early in life to become an actress but largely gave it up to raise a family and later took acting lessons after her gastroenterologist husband Dr. Guillermo McEwan retired, and who also landed roles on a handful of TV shows including Parks & Recreation, New Girl, and HBO's Getting On but it was her role as a small-town newspaper editor in Nebraska that captured the most attention.

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Born: April 23, 1934

Died: December 20, 2015

Long Beach, California