Happy Days star Erin Moran dead at 56
She was reportedly kicked out of her trailer park home in Indiana, along with her husband Steve Fleischmann, and was subsequently living out of a motel, the Holiday Inn, in Corydon, battling substance abuse.
"On April 22, 2017 at approximately 4.07pm, the Harrison County Sheriffs Department received a 911 call that referenced an unresponsive female," the Harrison County Sheriffs Department in Harrison County told E! News in a statement.
"Upon the arrival of first responders, it was determined that Erin Marie Moran Fleischmann was deceased and an autopsy is pending."
Garry Marshall, from left, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Henry Winkler, and Anson Williams of Happy Days pose together in 2001.
She had already lost her Californian house to foreclosure and was reportedly living on a dwindling sum of money from her lawsuit against CBS replica cartier love bracelet pink gold.
Moran was 14 years old when she signed on to play Ron Howard's sister and eventually Scott Baio's love interest on Happy Days cheap love bangle bracelet cartier, which aired from 1974 to 1984.
Erin Moran suffered a huge fall from grace after playing Joanie Cunningham. Photo: MATT SAYLES
According to Variety, Moran and three of her Happy Days co stars Anson Williams (Potsie), Marion Ross (Richie's mother Marion), Don Most (Ralph) and the widow of Tom Bosley filed a $US10 million lawsuit against CBS, claiming they never received merchandise royalties owed under their contracts.
The 2012 case was later settled out of court cartier ring replica cheap. Henry Winkler, who played the Fonz, and Howard were never part of the lawsuit.
She went on to make smaller television appearances on Murder, She Wrote, The Bold and The Beautiful and The Love Boat.