South Park ‘Mom’ Commits Suicide

Voice actress dies

by Willow Green |
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The actress who provided voices for most of South Park's female characters has committed suicide at her home in Los Angeles. Australian site Undercover reports that Mary Kay Bergman, 38, who sometimes used the pseudonym Shannen Cassidy for her work, was found dead last Thursday (November 11).

Bergman is known to thousands as the voice of Mrs Cartman, Kenny and Stan's moms Wendy Testaburger, Mayor Mc Daniels, Nurse Golem to name just a few, and her voice also featured in The Phantom Menace, Deep Blue Sea and Black Beauty. Before her death Bergman enthused about South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, saying, "They're amazing! I feel lucky to be working with them. They are supportive and they really let me play the characters". Fans can sign the condolences guestbook at, Bergman's official website.

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