Watch "Beverly Hills, 90210" Death at 64 of actress Denise Dowse

Denise Dowse, a character actor who appeared on programmes including Beverly Hills

90210, and Insecure, has passed away. She was 64.

The actress's sister Tracey confirmed the news in a post on her Instagram account

saying, "I want to take this opportunity to thank our friends and family for all of the love

I must notify everyone that my sister Denise Dowse has passed on 

"Denise Yvonne Dowse was the most incredible sister, a perfect, renowned actress, mentor

She was my only remaining family member and greatest friend, Tracey said.

Denise cherished everyone of you.

I am certain that Mom is keeping an eye on us out of pure love.