Markie Post

Markie Post Net Worth, Age, Husband, Height, Personal Life, Career, Death, & Wiki

Marjorie Armstrong Post was an American actress who lived from November 4, 1950, until August 7, 2021. She is most remembered for her appearances as Terri Michaels, a bail bondswoman on ABC’s The Fall Guy from 1982 to 1985. Christine Sullivan, a public defender on NBC’s Night Court from 1985 to 1992, and Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on CBS’s Hearts Afire from 1992 to 1995.

Her father, Richard F. Post, was a physicist, and her mother, Marylee, was a poet. Markie has two brothers, Rodney and Stephen.

Markie Post
Markie Post

Markie Post Bio/Wiki

Real NameMarjorie Armstrong Post
NicknameMarkie Post
Age70 years
Date Of BirthNovember 4, 1950
Birth PlacePalo Alto, California
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight50 kgs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair ColourBlonde
SchoolLas Lomas High School
College Lewis & Clark College,
Pomona College
Marital Status Died
HusbandMicheal A. Ross
NationalityAmerican
Zodiac SignScorpio
ReligionChristianity
ProfessionAmerican actress
Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$12 million

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Markie Post Early Life

On November 4, 1950, Post was born in Palo Alto, California. Richard F. Post, her father, was a physicist, and Marylee (Armstrong) Post, her mother, was a poet. She and her two siblings were reared in Stanford and Walnut Creek, the second of the couple’s three children. She cheered at Las Lomas High School and was a member of the cheerleading squad. She attended Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and then Pomona College in California for a semester before returning to Lewis & Clark to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree.

Personal Life

Her father, Richard F. Post, was a physicist, and her mother, Marylee, was a poet. Markie has two brothers, Rodney and Stephen. There was once a rumour about Markie’s and Bill Clinton’s connection. Apart from that, she has never been involved in any scandal in her professional life. In 1971, she married Stephen Knox, a Lewis & Clark College classmate. However, their marriage did not survive long, and they divorced in 1972. In the year 1982, Markie married Michael A Ross. Daisy Ross and Katie Ross were the couple’s two children.

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Markie Post Education

Las Lomas High School was Markie’s alma mater. She went on to join Lewis & Clark College and Pomona College after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark.

Markie Post Career

Post worked on various game shows before becoming an actor. She began her career as a member of the production team for Tom Kennedy’s Split Second. She also worked as a card dealer on NBC’s Card Sharks and as an assistant producer on CBS’s Double Dare. She appeared on The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour, Super Password, The (New) $25,000 Pyramid, and The $100,000 Pyramid, among other game shows. In a November 1987 tournament episode of The $100,000 Pyramid, she assisted a participant in winning the $100,000 grand prize. 

Post’s early acting credits include a 1979 episode of Barnaby Jones, the pilot episode of Simon & Simon “Details at Eleven” in 1981, episode one of season two of The Greatest American Hero, two episodes of The A-Team as two different characters in “The Only Church in Town” in 1983 and “Hot Styles” in 1984, and The Love Boat. She was a regular on the ABC action drama The Fall Guy after appearing in the science fiction series Buck Rogers in the Twenty-First Century and as Diane Chambers’ best friend in the sitcom Cheers.

Following The Fall Guy, she starred as Christine Sullivan in the third season of the 1980s television comedy series Night Court till it ended. In the comedic series Hearts Afire, she starred with John Ritter as Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman. Post also appeared as Dr Elliot Reid’s mother in episodes of The District and Scrubs.

Post is known for her role as Mary’s mother in the 1998 film There’s Something About Mary. She starred as a call girl and dominatrix opposite Cindy Williams in the 1988 TV movie Tricks of the Trade, and as a singer opposite Jimmy Smits in Glitz, based on Elmore Leonard’s novel. She also starred in the NBC film Visitors in the Night, which premiered in 1995.

In the 2007 improvisational comedy film Cook Off! (which was released in 2017), she played reporter Christine Merriweather. When she, Harry Anderson, and Charles Robinson arranged a pretend reunion of the Night Court ensemble in the 30 Rock episode “The One with the Cast of Night Court,” she played herself.

On the computer-animated robot superhero TV series Transformers: Prime, Post provided the voice of June Darby. In the first four seasons of Chicago P.D., she played Barbara ‘Bunny’ Fletcher, a recurrent character.

Awards and nominations during her lifetime

  • She won the 1994 CableACE Award for Children’s Program Special – 6 and Young (Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Children).
  • Nominee in 2013 for BTVA Television Voice Acting Award.
  • Nominee in 2007 for TV Land Award.

Markie Post Net worth

Unfortunately, after a four-year struggle with cancer, Markie Post died on August 7, 2021, at the age of 70. She had a net worth of $12 million at the time of her death. Markie and Michael Ross bought a house in Toluca Lake, a Los Angeles suburb, for little over $1 million in 1991. The house was placed up for sale for $6.275 million in February 2022, six months after her death. Although her death was unfortunate she lived a good life and had a good income from her tv shows and films.

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Markie Post Husband

Other than the link-up rumours and dating rumours there wasn’t any information about her dating someone before her marriage. Markie Post married her college love, Stephen Knox, for the first time in 1971. Their marriage lasted only a few years, ending in 1972.

She married actor and writer Micheal A. Ross in February 1982. The pair have been together since then. Their two daughters are Daisy Ross and Katie Ross. Markie Post’s daughter, Kate Armstrong Ross, is an actor like her mother and father.

Markie Post with husband
Markie Post with husband

Less known facts

  • She was a cheerleader in college.
  • Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, awarded her a Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • In The Wildest West Show of the Stars, she did some trick roping (1986).
  • Her ashes were returned to her husband Michael A. Ross after she was cremated.
  • She has been a Democrat her entire life.
  • Markie Post died on August 7, 2021, three months before her 71st birthday, which would have been November 4.
  • She died 27 days after her co-star Charles Robinson from Night Court (1984), who died on July 11, 2021.
  • Night Court (1984) concluded in 1992 with her character, Christine Sullivan, relocating to Washington, DC, and Hearts Afire (1992) premiered later that year with Post portraying a new character, Georgie Lahti, who also happened to work in Washington, DC (and later moving to a smaller town).
  • Because most people couldn’t bear her given name, “Marjorie,” or even the abbreviated version “Margie,” she’d gone by the nickname “Markie” since childhood.

Height weight age

She, unfortunately, passed away in 2021 after fighting cancer for four years straight. She was a beautiful person and a beautiful woman at that, too. She was 5 feet 6 inches when she passed away in 2021 and was about 50 kgs when she passed away, although due to her cancer it must have varied a lot. She had a tough fight with cancer, she was a strong woman.

FAQs

What was the age of Markie Post?
70 years

To whom was Markie Post married?
Micheal A. Ross

What is the height of Markie Post?
5 feet 6 inches

How much is the net worth of Markie Post?
$12 million