Actress and professional wrestler Deanna Booher has sadly passed away at the age of 73.
Deanna, who starred in WWE wrestling as Matilda The Hun, was well known for her appearances in Spaceballs and Married With Children.
His cause of death has not yet been announced.
WWE said in a statement: “We are saddened to learn that Deanna Booher, better known as ‘Matilda The Hun’ and beloved by fans around the world, has passed away at the age of 73.
“Our sincere thoughts go out to his family, friends and those affected by his passing.… WWE offers its condolences to the family, friends and fans of Booher.”
They added, “Born in Southern California, Booher would spend much of her life in the limelight as a pioneer of sports entertainment.
“After helping El Camino Junior College’s wrestling team win a state championship, Booher made his professional debut as a masked Queen Kong.
“Booher broke into competition as the dreaded Matilda The Hun in the innovative Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) promotion.
“Outside of the ring, Booher has appeared in films such as Spaceballs and Brainsmasher… A Love Story, the Married… with Children and Night Court TV shows, and even in Aerosmith’s music video for Love in an Elevator.”
Deanna started her wrestling career in the 1980s as an amateur mud wrestler.
She would face off against men and women in California, making a name for herself in the industry.
Through her hard work, she continued to star in GLOW, Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, before diving into the film industry.
Deanna is famous for her appearances in Spaceballs, Brainsmasher … A Love Story and Theodore Rex.
Fans have since shared their tributes to the wrestler and actress in the wake of the tragic news.
One person tweeted: “With a heavy heart I learned of the passing of the great Matilda The Hun. She was an Amazonian power and goddess.
A second shared, “Rest to the power Queen. You have been an inspiration to me and to all the Glow fans.”
“RIP Matilda The Hun,” added a third.
“I made an album in honor of Mathilde and all the ladies of Glow in 2018 Bravo to you #Matilda The Hun. Tonight I’m raising a glass for you, “wrote a fourth.