Guilbert was popular for her roles on The Nanny and The Dick Van Dyke Show

By Naja Rayne
Updated June 15, 2016 11:05 PM

Actress Ann Morgan Guilbert died on Tuesday in Los Angeles her daughter confirmed to the Associated Press. She was 87.

The Dick Van Dyke Show star – who played Millie, the friend and neighbor of Laura (Mary Tyler Moore) – reportedly lost her life to cancer.

Guilbert also had a reoccurring role in nineties sitcom The Nanny, and recently appeared on the CBS comedy Life in Pieces.

Over her 40 years in Hollywood, Guilbert starred in a number of television shows and films, including Grey’s Anatomy, Getting On and Nicole Holofcener’s 2010 Sundance selection Please Give.

Guilbert also had credits on Broadway, acting in A Naked Girl, Waiting for Godot and To Kill a Mockingbird.

She is survived by her two daughters, Nora Eckstein and Hallie Todd.

Funeral services have not yet been announced.