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Sean Penn's mother and Little House on the Prairie actress Eileen Ryan pass away.

At the age of 94, actress Eileen Ryan passed away at her Malibu home. Sean Penn and Chris Penn, actors, were raised by her.The star's agent has announced that Eileen Ryan passed away at her Malibu home.

The seasoned actress passed away on Sunday, a few days before her 95th birthday, at the age of 94.

She was the mother of musician Michael Penn, actor Sean Penn, 62, and the late actor Chris Penn, who passed away at the age of 40 from heart disease in 2006. She was well known for her work on Little House On The Prairie and Bonanza.

Leo Penn, an actor and director, was married to Eileen from 1957 until his passing in 1998. Prior to getting married, she had her first TV appearance in 1955 on the drama series Goodyear Television Playhouse.

She had been a Broadway star before then, making her stage debut in the 1953 staging of Sing Till Tomorrow.She appeared in episodes of Cannon, Matlock, and Little House on the Prairie after getting married to Leo, as well as other television shows her husband worked on.He produced the 1988 motion picture Judgement In Berlin, which starred Eileen as Gerta X.

When she decided to be a full-time mother, her acting career came to an end. Nevertheless, she later had minor appearances on shows like At Close Range in 1986. She portrayed the grandmother of characters in it that were portrayed by her actual sons Sean and Christopher.

Alongside Sean, she appeared in a number of additional films, such as The Indian Runner from 1991, The Crossing Guard from 1995, I Am Sam from 2001, and All The King's Men from 2006.She last appeared on screen in Warren Beatty's Rules Don't Apply from 2016.

Fans expressed their condolences on social media after learning of her passing. Actress Eileen Ryan, rest in peace, one Twitter user remarked. She may be familiar to you from the ongoing The Twilight Zone marathons (at least, that's how I remember her).She was the widow of the late Chris Penn and the mother of Sean Penn, Michael Penn, and the late Leo Penn, an actor and director.

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