Lisa Sheridan Dies: Halt And Catch Fire Actress Was 44

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Sad news out of Hollywood today. 

Lisa Sheridan, a popular actress who is probably best known for her stint on Halt and Catch Fire, passed away on Monday. 

She was 44 years old. 

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The heartbreaking news was confirmed to People Magazine by Sheridan's manager, Mitch Clem. 

“We all loved Lisa very much and are devastated by the loss we all feel,” Clem revealed, adding:

“She passed away Monday morning, at home, in her apartment in New Orleans. We are waiting for a coroners report on cause of death.”

There's no word yet on the cause of death, but Clem went on to state that the actress did not take her own life. 

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“The family has unequivocally confirmed that this is not a suicide. Any suggestion to the contrary is absolutely, 100% unfounded," he said. 

Sheridan is a seasoned TV veteran who has appeared in many hit series over the years. 

She appeared on shows such as Invasion, CSI, The Mentalist, and even The 4400. 

Her Only God Can co-star Donna D'Errico weighed in on the stunning death on Facebook

This is what she said:

I just received news that my dear friend, actress Lisa Sheridan, has passed away. She was found Monday morning.

I am sitting here stunned. Lisa and I filmed a movie together 5 years ago and became very close on set and remained close friends after filming ended.

It’s so rare to find kind, gentle souls like hers in this industry, this city...even this world. Truly one of the most genuinely sweet and gentle people I’ve ever come across in my life.

She brought a sweetness and bright energy to any room she happened to walk into...even in her darker times.

I am devastated by this loss. I had just spoken with her and everything seemed great and she seemed happy and in good spirits.

Everyone who knew her loved and adored her. Goodbye and goodnight sweet angel...I will miss you terribly. Please send up prayers for her family.

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We extend our thoughts and prayers to Sheridan's friends and family during this difficult time. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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