Yvette Renee Wilson (March 6, 1964 – June 14, 2012) was an American comedian and actress. [citation needed]. She had appeared in many comedy films such as House Party 3, Friday, and on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam. Copyright © 2020 Interactive One, LLC. HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. She was 48. Wilson’s death has also been confirmed on her Wikipedia page. !RT @SharJackson: Everyone plz send prayer and light to my sister and best friend Yvette Wilson….. — G.U [MY] Inspiration (@_ILoveUGabU) June 11, 2012. May God rest her soul. She was 48. Wilson died on June 14, 2012, aged 48. Friend Jeffrey Pittle, a stage 4 cancer survivor himself, created a website for Wilson, so that people could donate money for not only her medical needs but also help with any transportation costs that are associated with her getting to various medical facilities. Posted June 15, 2012 The Twittersphere is mourning the death of former ‘Moesha’ star Yvette Wilson, who played Andell Wilkerson. She was loved by those on set and was always referred to as always smiling and full of life. She died of cervical cancer at 48. Shar Jackson has been sending out tweets asking for prayers for her friend and co-star for the last few days: RT @itsgabrielleu: ! Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. In 1995, she got the most important role of her career: Andell Wilkerson, a supporting character on the sitcom Moesha, which starred one of her castmates from Thea, R&B singer Brandy Norwood. The website raised 56% of the $25,000 needed. Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? Friends, fans, celebrities and relatives were saddened in mid June by the loss of 1990’s “Moesha” sitcom co-star Yvette Wilson. What Do The New Cervical Screening Guidelines Mean For You? (Mike Guastella/WireImage) Actress Yvette Wilson died Thursday after losing her battle with stage 4 cervical cancer, according to multiple reports. The fundraiser ended June 9, 2012. After The Parkers ended, she went on to appear in shows like HBO's Def Comedy Jam and Fox Network shows. She decided to make a living off comedy and never turned back. “@otengkk: @MalinsWorld just read Yvette Wilson has passed away RIP”, — Malinda Williams (@MalinsWorld) June 15, 2012, Rip Yvette Wilson…thank u for many years of laughs from Moesha & The Parker's. In 1991 she was a contestant on the game show Supermarket Sweep. Actress Yvette Wilson, best known for her role as Andell Wilkerson on the hit 90s sit-com "Moesha" and later, its spinoff, "The Parkers," has died, CNN reports. Wilson, who also co-starred on ‘The Parkers’ with comedienne Monique’ and such memorable films such as “House Party 2,” “House Party 3,” and ”Friday,” was not only battling cancer but has also been plagued with kidney problems and needed kidney transplant as well. And finally this tweet came in an hour ago: I wanna thank all my tweeties for their prayers but god has chosen to take my sister Yvette home.. …. Other Yvette Wilson Coverages & Related Articles: Moesha Star Yvette Wilson Succumbs To Cervical Cancer, ‘Moesha’ Star Yvette Wilson Dead At 48 Years Old. Love & Light, — Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) June 15, 2012, one love to Yvette Wilson. As previously reported by NewsOne.com, Wilson is the fifth tragedy that has occurred from the “Moesha” show. LIKE Us On Facebook! You will be missed. [3][4][5], Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, "Moesha" star Yvette Wilson dies at age 48, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Yvette_Wilson&oldid=987319388, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 November 2020, at 07:45. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Other colleagues and stars have begun sharing their condolences via Twitter: Yvette Wilson was super cool everytime we ran into each other. To date, the site had raised $13,599 of the $25,000 they were seeking — or 54 percent. http://t.co/1LZ5XCBO, #RIPYVETTEWILSON Great actress from "Moesha" & "The Parkers" She was truly beautiful inside & out. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. All Rights Reserved. Countess Danielle Vaughn is an American actress and singer. Fans and former cast mates have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss of actress Yvette Wilson who played the role of Andell Wilkerson on UPN’s “Moesha” and its spinoff, “The Parkers.”. RELATED: Remembering Yvette Wilson [VIDEOS]. The ever-popular “Hakeem,” Moesha’s sidekick who was played by Lamont Bentley, was killed in a car crash more than 6 years ago. She was 48 years old. Actress and comedian, Yvette Wilson, who played the role of Andell Wilkerson on UPN’s “Moesha” and its spinoff, “The Parkers.” passed away in the summer of 2012. RELATED: New Study: Cervical Cancer Lingers In Black Women. Wilson died from cervical cancer at the age of 48. She was 48 years old. She was known for her role as Andell Wilkerson, the shopkeeper of the local hangout on the UPN sitcom Moesha (1996–2001); and restaurant owner and Nikki's (played by Mo'Nique) best friend on its spinoff The Parkers (1999–2004). Star Brandy Norwood struck and killed a woman with her vehicle. Wilson died from cervical cancer at the age of 48. Wilson final acting role was in 2005's Ganked. In 2000, she left Moesha for its spin-off The Parkers, where she also played as Andell Wilkerson, who was the best friend of Mo'Nique's character Nikki Parker. In addition, Wilson also had a minor role in the 1995 comedy movie Friday as Smokey's blind date and appeared in films such as Poetic Justice, starring Janet Jackson, and the film parody Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. She was only 48 years old. Oh god….. My heart is soooo unbelievably broken …. She had appeared in many comedy films such as House Party 3, Friday, and on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam. Mac, who had the recurring role of “Uncle Mitchell” and was Andell’s boyfriend, died in 2008 from complications of pneumonia. She started her own company by the name Tigobitties Inc. Wilson was married to record producer Jerome Harry from 2001 until her death in 2012, when it was discovered that--unbeknownst to her--he had "neglected" to file divorce papers years earlier. IHOP Parking Lot. Wilson's Andell character was the owner of The Den, a local teen hot spot on the show. Her big break came with Thea, a short-lived sitcom from 1993 to 1994. There has been no official statement released, but check back with NewsOne for updates. sad that you will now really never ever ever ever eva–come around here no mo. you're on a higher plane now. A friend, Jeffrey Pittle, created a website for people to donate money to help with her medical bills and help with transportation costs. Wilson suffered from kidney disease, having survived a kidney transplant and regular dialysis, but eventually lost a battle with cervical cancer, which metastasized throughout her entire body. Wow!! You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. struck and killed a woman with her vehicle, Celebrating Jackie Robinson: Beyond The Baseball Field, More Than The “Wobble:” Roland Martin And Hillary Clinton Get Down To The Real Issues, Giant Sinkhole Swallows 15 Cars In Miss. [citation needed], Wilson first entered comedy when she lost a bet and had to perform as a stand-up comedian at a friend's club. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. She was known for her role as Andell Wilkerson, the shopkeeper of the local hangout on the UPN sitcom Moesha (1996–2001); and restaurant owner and Nikki's (played by Mo'Nique) best friend on its spinoff The Parkers (1999–2004). Rest peacefully. Yvette Renee Wilson (March 6, 1964 – June 14, 2012) was an American comedian and actress. The Twittersphere is mourning the death of former ‘Moesha’ star Yvette Wilson, who played Andell Wilkerson. As previously reported by NewsOne.com, Wilson was suffering with Stage 4 cervical cancer and was in dire need of funds in order to pay her mounting medical bills. Since that time, the condolences have been pouring in for Jackson, who played Moesha’s best friend Niecy Jackson on the show. Thea was cancelled after 19 episodes but the show helped her get a role in House Party 3. Before she started her career in the entertainment business, Wilson attended San Jose State University and majored in communications. Merlin Santana, who played Moesha’s first boyfriend, “Ohaji,” was only 26 years young when he was shot dead in California as he sat in the passenger seat of a car. #RIP, — Questlove Gomez (@questlove) June 15, 2012. The Los Angeles-born actress succumbed to cervical cancer after a variety of medical problems.