Moran, who played Ron Howards Richie Cunningham characters sister in the sitcom set in 1950 s, had endured numerous fights in recent years
Erin Moran, the former infant sun who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, has died.
She was 56, and the cause of death has not been determined.
A statement from the sheriffs department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher receives an 911 call about an unresponsive girl. Upon arrival of first responders, it was determined that Erin Moran Fleischmann was deceased. An autopsy is pending.