Her publicist told The Associated Press that the cause of death heart failure after a brief illness.
Morrison appeared in 68 episodes over eight seasons of the original series.
Her character Rosario, maid to alcoholic socialite Karen Walker, became a firm favourite with fans of the sitcom, which recently returned to screens. "She jogs my memory loads of my very own mom, who cherished animals and kids, however she wouldn't endure fools".
Shelley Morrison's Rosario, a maid from El Salvador, was originally meant to appear in one episode of Will and Grace.
Although Shelley Morrison did not reprise her role in the Will and Grace revival, due in part to medical issues, her former co-stars shared some sweet messages on social media.More news: Facebook's Irish users to trial data transfer service
Morrison was also known for her work on The Flying Nun, where she co-starred as Puerto Rican nun Sister Sixto. She and her husband Walter Dominguez had a wonderful, loving, and inspiring 46-year marriage. "Shelley had a career that spanned decades, but she will always be our dear Rosie".
Shelly Morrison, who played Rosario on Will & Grace, has passed away.
"Shelley was a attractive soul & a wonderful actor", McCormack wrote.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shelley was only signed on for one episode, the first-season finale she returned for 67 more episodes and stayed on until the show ended in May 2006. "All my like to Walter and your entire household".More news: Miley Cyrus Celebrated Thanksgiving With Cody Simpson Amid Liam Hemsworth Reunion Rumors
Presenter Shelley Morrison smiles on stage at the 2004 ARPA International Film Festival Gala and Awards Benefit at the Sheraton Universal Grand Ballroom on October 10, 2004 in Universal City, California.
"My coronary heart is heavy. placing shelley, her beloved husband walter & their kids within the gentle. thanks to your friendship & partnership, shell. you achieved great issues on this world. you'll be missed", she tweeted.
We at CinemaBlend send our thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of Shelley Morrison in this time of mourning.
Most recently, she voiced the character Mrs. Portillo on the Disney animated series Handy Manny.
Her role as Karen's maid and friend on the show came to an end afterward, during a 2017 episode from the revival in which creators made a decision to have her suffer an offscreen death.More news: China urges Canada to free Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou