Julie Herschede Wiki – Biography
Julie Herschede has died after “losing her battle with addiction,” the actress announced on Twitter. Johnston, 52, is perhaps best remembered for her role as Sally in the sitcom 3rd Rock From the Sun. Currently, Johnston stars in Mom alongside Anna Farris and Allison Janney.
Johnston described her process in writing in a May 2012 interview with Marie Clare. Johnston said:
If I’m going to tell it, I’m going to be brave and tell the embarrassing s***, the s*** like I took my dog’s pills once. It’s really hard-core, bad, embarrassing stuff, but that’s what drug addiction is. So if I’m going to write a pretty book, then I should write about what it was like to go to drawing classes when I was eight.
In a separate interview with Interview Magazine at the time of the book’s release, Johnston described her family as being “very private.”
Johnston has been vocal about her past battles with addiction to painkillers and drinking two bottles of wine per night. In 2012, Johnston published an autobiography on her struggles titled, Guts. Johnston said in the book that she has been sober since 2007.
In March 2019, Johnston spoke to a person on Twitter who was struggling with his sister’s addiction problems. Johnston said that she had to stop helping her “baby sister” and that she knew “how hard it is to stop [helping].” Johnston also wrote, “Never let someone else’s pain become yours. Easier said than done, I know. But keeping yourself healthy is the main priority. EVERYTHING else will be taken care of if you take care of that.”
In June 2013, Johnston tweeted that she was at The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation with her sister. Johnston said that the foundation saved her sister’s life. Johnston wrote:
She & I have been through it, so so close, and when I got sober I had to stop talking to her for a long time. We reconnected after she read GUTS. She’s the only member of my immediate family who has shown unwavering support and pride about what I’m trying to do.
Julie Herschede Age
Julie Herschede was 52 years old.
Yesterday my beautiful younger sister Julie lost her battle with addiction. 💔
I know she’s finally at peace. She had the best belly laugh in the world. pic.twitter.com/tZZYlXbZfF
— kristen johnston (@thekjohnston) August 18, 2020
According to her Facebook page, Herschede lived in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, where Johnston also grew up. Herschede was a graduate of Whitefish Bay High School.
Herschede’s youngest daughter was born in May 2006, according to an article on On Milwaukee. August Herschede told the website that the couple’s older daughters “love being mini moms to their new baby sister.” He added that his daughters love the 4th of July because of the “boom booms.” The article describes August Herschede as being involved in the real estate business with his parents.
Cause of Death
She died on August 17, 2020, After “losing her battle with addiction,” the actress announced on Twitter. Johnston, 52, is perhaps best remembered for her role as Sally in the sitcom 3rd Rock From the Sun. Currently, Johnston stars in Mom alongside Anna Farris and Allison Janney.
Johnston tweeted on August 18, “Yesterday my beautiful younger sister Julie lost her battle with addiction. 💔 I know she’s finally at peace. She had the best belly laugh in the world.” Herschede is survived by her husband, August, and their three daughters as well as her sister and brother, Scott. Herschede’s father, Rod Johnston, passed away in Match 2018 at the age of 80.