TV actress missing for five days is found dead in Hollywood

An actress playing a coroner covers a body in a TV scene.
Lindsey Pearlman, center, as Dr. Joy Fletcher in an episode of “Chicago Justice.”
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The body of a missing actress was found Friday in Hollywood, authorities confirmed.

Officers responded to a radio call for a death investigation about 8:30 a.m. at Franklin and North Sierra Bonita avenues, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed the person to be 43-year-old Lindsey Erin Pearlman, police said.

Her cause of death was not determined Friday.

Pearlman was last seen about noon Sunday in the 1600 block of North Mariposa Avenue, roughly 3½ miles from where her body was found, police said.


According to IMDb, Pearlman, from Chicago, was best known for her television roles in this year’s “Selena: The Series,” “General Hospital” in 2020, “American Housewife” in 2019, and “Chicago Justice” in 2017. She also appeared in commercials.