Chicago-born actress Lindsey Pearlman found dead in LA

Lindsay Pearlman (October 5, 1978 – February 18, 2022)

TV actress, Lindsey Pearlman, who appeared on Chicago Justice and General Hospital, was found dead Friday, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Police have not revealed a cause of death. She was 43.

The update was posted to the LAPD website: “Today around 8:30 a.m., Hollywood Area officers responded to a radio call for a death investigation at Franklin Avenue and North Sierra Bonita Avenue. The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has since confirmed the individual to be Lindsey Erin Pearlman. The cause of death will be determined by the coroner.”

Pearlman was reported missing on February 13 by her family and friends. She was last seen on February 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m., on the 1600 block of North Mariposa Avenue. She failed to return home and had not been seen or heard from since.

A lover of 90s R&B, Pearlman was one of Chicago’s own. A graduate of The Second City Conservatory, Lindsey was a recipient of the prestigious Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role, for her work in the play Never the Bridesmaid.

She toured the world with Catharsis Productions’ Sex Signals, using improv and comedy to address the difficult issue of sexual assault on college campuses and military installations. Lindsey also toured the U.S. with Second City’s production of The Realish Housewives in which she received much critical praise.

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According to her IMDB, Lindsey’s other favorite onstage work includes Northlight Theatre’s production of THE Mousetrap A Red Orchid Theatre’s production of Trevor, and many more.

She was also an accomplished commercial actor, whose work can be seen in ads for Coors Light, T-Mobile, Sears, and many more. She is also an activist for both humans and animals.

Lindsey had recently moved to Los Angeles, after appearing in 5 episodes of Chicago Justice and Empire. More recently, she had appeared on series such as Sneaky Pete, The Purge and General Hospital. She was also gaining heat from the popular “Medusa” ad for Amazon. She played her best friend.

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Reel 360 extends our thoughts and prayers to Lindsey’s family.