It has been reported that former star on the hit show ER, Vanessa Marquez, has died at the age of 49. Marquez died on August 30th, 2018 after being shot and killed by police. Reports say that she was having a welfare check performed on her by police when she pulled out a BB gun that resembled a real semi-automatic handgun. According to sources, Marquez had been suffering from eating disorders, seizures, and appeared gravely disabled. https:\/\/www.instagram.com\/p\/BnFzmhgBPpS\/?taggedvanessamarquez Vanessa Marquez was born on December 21st, 1968. She was primarily known for her role as Nurse Wendy Goldman in the TV series ER, which aired from 1994 to 2009. She also had a role in the drama film Stand and Deliver (1988). https:\/\/twitter.com\/marylui27\/status\/1035546573575544832 Later on, she would appear in other well-known and popular TV shows like Seinfeld in 1992. Marquez was also known as a talented vocalist and her voice was featured in the 2000 thriller Under Suspicion. https:\/\/www.facebook.com\/photo.php?fbid1715829521777382&setp.1715829521777382&type1&opaqueCursorAbpcI0LuvNEmf4NXlZl9URga-ctecGLnmpbT_xws7JgLqssUUE9pNmUcflKTPQw-pXq-am7NbivfDsWSCd8RP7D-9kvGgLHHxYIDmGFIFikriyfKOgOU_h0lMaVWvSDWu6kEwPWIA6lryYosmboDay_mOPW5SF4YXP1d5KonNGodJ-JjgvpvSgSoXScGliB-hV0cQ-ItOaLBbyfzJtphS4arEj0hADrGU126L_qEun6lCiIPRSH6Td75ZR57C61aSTIo2cr3jIpAUCFV_WZdQKfSXPZ4lZfW3aEhf9ulL4EwtAGAwKIrrQHLUryf7LcT9C6_Z4thZZafF2un2wfq99fcKHbpLiOuxBTO0XJ5LtSGB9mYgULrwG_VjXkZrhq4aP_uIy5a7Jg35YhlCWaeEdqoMNLsXqC7pLYlRFs-1rG6PQ&theater Marquez hadn't acted in any films or TV shows in 2017. Prior to that last film, she hadn't acted since 2013, and then 2006. The last most notable TV series that she was a recurring part of was Malcolm & Eddie in 1999. https:\/\/twitter.com\/mikeyreed\/status\/1035531285878464515 There have not been any public statements or memorial information released at this time. Please SHARE this article in remembrance of Vanessa Marquez and the mark she left on the TV\/film industry.