Jennifer Aniston’s mother, the actress Nancy Dow, has died aged 79.
Dow’s “peaceful” death comes after a long illness. She had reportedly suffered a series of strokes since 2011.
A statement from Aniston to People magazine said: “It is with great sadness that my brother John and I announce the passing of our Mother Nancy Dow. She was 79-years-old and died peacefully surrounded by friends and family after enduring a long illness. We ask that our family’s privacy be respected as we grieve our loss.”
Dow was an actress and model and had a successful television career in the 1960s starring in The Beverly Hillbillies and The Wild Wild West.