Shelley Morrison — who famously starred on “Will & Grace” as the maid, Rosario — died Sunday from heart failure … according to her publicist.
Shelley passed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Her publicist Lori DeWaal told AP, the actress had a brief illness before her heart gave out at the hospital.
“Will & Grace” fans remember Shelley’s role as Rosario Salazar from the show’s original airings … from 1999 to 2006. The story goes … the show’s writers only had the character in one episode, but her chemistry with Megan Mullaly was so popular … they kept writing her in more episodes.
Shelley would go on to appear in 68 episodes during the show’s 8-year run. Debra Messing tweeted about her “dear…