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Actress Frances Bay attends the 2008 Canada's Walk of Fame ceremony at Four Seasons Performing Arts in Toronto on Sept. 6, 2008.
updated 9/16/2011 5:10:43 PM ET 2011-09-16T21:10:43

Frances Bay, the character actress who made her mark in the Adam Sandler film "Happy Gilmore" and on the TV series "Happy Days and "Seinfeld" died Thursday. She was 92.

The Los Angeles Times attributes news of her death to her agent, Brian McCabe.

The Times says the Canadian actress landed her first film role in the 1976 Goldie Hawn-Chevy Chase comedy "Foul Play."

Bay starred as Fonzie's grandmother on "Happy Days" and later appeared on "Seinfeld" as the older woman who Jerry steals a loaf of marbled rye from.

Bay also appeared in several David Lynch films, including "Blue Velvet."

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