'Moesha' Star Yvette Wilson Dies

6/15/2012, 12:45 p.m.

Yvette Wilson, one of the stars of the TV sitcom, "Moesha," has died following a battle with cervical cancer. She was 48.

Wilson, who played Moesha's friend Andell Wilkerson on the long-running hit show, also had a starring role on the "The Parkers."

At the time of her death on Wednesday, Wilson's cancer was Stage 4.

Wilson's close friend, Jeffrey Pittle said in an interview that she was a good friend and talented actress.

"[She was also] a very funny lady, both onscreen and off," said Pittle. "She will be sorely missed, but I'm sure her talent and humor will live on in her legion of fans. It's a small comfort knowing we can still experience Yvette through the work she left behind."