Actress Denise Dowse has died, her sister confirmed in an Instagram post. She was 64.
I want to take this moment to thank our friends and family for all of the love and prayers.
It is with a very heavy heart that I inform everyone that my sister, Denise Dowse has gone forward to meet our family in eternal life, Tracey Dowse wrote Saturday evening.
The "Beverly Hills, 90210" actress was hospitalized Sunday and has spent the week in a coma fighting severe meningitis.
"Denise Yvonne Dowse was the most amazing sister, a consummate, illustrious actress, mentor and director.
Denise’s sister asked for privacy and continued prayers during this time. She will later provide information concerning Denise’s funeral or "her Celebration of Life," she said.