The beloved Sweetheart and Respectable Actress Erin Moran were born on October 18, 1960. She was famous as, ‘Joanie’ on ‘American TV Sitcom, ‘Happy Days.’ Moran was a child actor and is title as one of the ‘100 Greatest Kids Star Ever’ (2005).
Like every other child actor, Erin Moran had trouble accepted by the audience as another Adultery Character. Due to an unfortunate destiny, Erin was found dead on April 22, 2017, at a mere age of 56 she passed away.
|Name||Erin Marie Moran|
|Net Worth||$50,000 USD (As of June 2017)|
|Name||Erin Marie Moran|
|Date of Birth||October 10, 1960|
|Place of Birth||California, United States|
|Date of Death
(What age did Erin Moran die?)
|April 22, 2017 (56-year-old)|
|Place of Death||New Salisbury, Indiana, United States|
(How tall is Erin Moran?)
|1.6m (5 foot 3 inches)|
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Eye Color||Light Blue|
|Ethnicity||English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Danish|
|Does Erin Moran Smoke?||Yes|
|Was Erin an Alcoholic?||It’s complicated, but she was fond of occasional drinking.|
Erin Moran Family
|Father||Edward Moran (Finance Manager)|
|Brother||Tony Moran (actor)
John Moran (actor)
|Children||She does not have children.|
Erin Moran is the second youngest child to Edward and Sharon, including her they have six children. Moran never told any further detail related to her siblings, we only know her two brothers name, Tony and John, cause they also choose the same field as their sister. The two bros have seen together in ‘Halloween’ (1978) for a short amount of time.
Erin Moran Broke
There were reports of her being broke and not being able to afford certain things, last time she appeared on screen was during an episode of Vh1’s Reality Show “Celebrity Fit Club” which aired in 2008. As of June 2017, she was reported to have a net worth of $50,000.
Erin Moran was having trouble getting roles due to her depression, her two big contract, ‘Happy Days’ and ‘Joanie Love Chachi’ both went off the air, leaving Erin with no work at all.
That led to depression and she eventually became addicted to drugs and alcohol. Erin often gets caught smoking on street.
She was living in a trailer with her husband, because the previous house they were living in end up foreclosed, bringing them to a situation where they couldn’t manage to afford suitable living habitat.
Erin Moran Cause Of Death
(What did Erin Moran die from?)
Saturday, April 22, 2017, the unfortunate news started circulating over social media, it stated that the Beloved, ‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran is dead. While everyone close to Erin was shocked and in mourn, while other people started spreading the reason for her death, saying she overdosed drugs & alcohol.
Scott Biao, known as, ‘Chachi’ and love interests of Erin Moran character on the show, ‘Happy Days’ stated himself on a live radio show, ‘Living That kind of lifestyle will catch up with you and nothing good would come out of it.”
This type of statement coming from a person who was a close friend of Erin spread like a fire in Jungle, and four days later the autopsy report came in and according to it the reason was ‘Stage 4 Cancer.’
Erin was a patient of throat cancer, nowhere in the report claims that her death caused due to drugs.
After the reports, a big backlash went towards Biao, people started opposing his statement. A few days later Scott posted a long explanation on Facebook, saying he didn’t intend it to be a negative comment towards Erin Moran.
Erin Moran Obituary
Die at 56, will live on forever. The actress who was best known for playing, ‘Joanie Cunnigham’ on the 1970s Sitcom, ‘Happy Days’. According to Harrison County, Indiana Sheriff, they found an “unresponsive female body” in a motel, which later identified as, ‘Erin Moran.’
The undeceased body of hers was not buried, Erin was cremated and her ashes will be a forever treasure for her Husband.
Erin Moran Marriages
Her first short-lived marriage was with Rocky Ferguson when she made the appearance on ‘Celebrity Fit Club’ she opens up about her struggle to stay healthy along with it, she shares her trouble scenario during her first marriage.
Erin Moran said that Rocky did not like the idea of her wife is a known figure. She said, “He wanted me to lie in who I was and if anyone recognized me to say no I wasn’t,” she said. “And that’s the pressure he put on me.”
The couple’s divorce was finalized in the year 1993. Soon after the divorce Erin married to her second husband, ‘Steve Fleischmann who was a Walmart employee. Moran and Steve moved to his mother’s trailer and started working as, ‘caregiver.’
Unfortunately, the couple never had kids of their own.
Erin Moran Quotes
“For almost five years on ‘Happy Days,’ I have had a mom and pop and a brother who give me advice and help me just as my own parents and brothers and sisters do at home.”
“The first interview I went on I got at age 5. It was a commercial for First Federal Bank.”
“I don’t have any favorite episodes from ‘Joanie Loves Chachi.’ I liked working with the people. But I didn’t even want to do it. I was talked into it.”
“You grow up and get married, and move away, but you’re still a family. That’s the way it will be with all of us on ‘Happy Days.’