Wilson passed away on Saturday (09May15) at her New Haven, Connecticut home.

She was best known for her collaborations with acclaimed filmmaker Mike Nichols, most notably in 1967's The Graduate, in which she played Dustin Hoffman's onscreen mother.

Nichols also directed Wilson in his films Catch-22, The Day of the Dolphin and Regarding Henry.

Wilson's other notable supporting role was as Roz, the nemesis of Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin in 9 to 5.

Throughout her nearly seven-decade career, Wilson also appeared in films such as The Birds, Quiz Show and The Addams Family, and her TV credits include East Side/West Side, Doc, Dark Shadows, All in the Family, and Murder, She Wrote.

Wilson was also a famed stage star, making her Broadway debut in Picnic in 1953, and she went on to perform in such productions as Threepenny Opera, The Importance of Being Earnest, You Can't Take It with You and A Delicate Balance.

In 1972, Wilson was given the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role in anti-war drama Sticks and Bones, and she was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2007.

Wilson also earned nominations for BAFTA Film Awards, the Emmy Awards and the Drama Desk Awards.