By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Actress Jessica Walter, who won an Emmy for her role as Lucille Bluth in the comedy series “Arrested Development,” has died.

Walter died in her sleep at her home in New York City. She was 80.

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Walter’s career spanned more than six decades. She was known as a force both on stage and screen.

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Her film roles include playing the stalker in Clint Eastwood’s 1971 thriller “Play Misty For Me.”

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Walter’s daughter said her mother’s greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off.

CBSNewYork Team