Alice Drummond -- whose career on stage and screen spanned decades -- has died in New York City at the age of 88.

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The Rhode Island native's friend and executor, the actress June Gable, confirmed her Wednesday death to The New York Times.

The famed character actress died from complications of a fall she suffered about two months ago, Gable said.

The actress' film credits include "Ghostbusters," "Awakenings," "Doubt," "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar," "Pieces of April," and "Synecdoche, New York," Entertainment Weekly noted.

She also appeared on episodes of "Dark Shadows," "Law & Order" and "Boston Legal."