In October, writer and actress Emma Thompson died in her Manhattan apartment after suffering a seizure, according to a press release.

The 57-year-old was pronounced dead at 5:18 p.m. on Oct. 31 at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was a resident, according.

The cause of death was “multiple cochlear implantation and other trauma” and “intrusive head trauma,” the release stated.

Thompson was born in Brooklyn, New York, to an African American father and white American mother.

She was raised in the Midwest, where her family worked in construction.

A career in television and film was expected to continue after her death.

She also co-wrote and starred in films such as The Princess Bride and The Mummy, both of which earned her an Academy Award nomination.

Thompson’s other books include The Ghost, A Beautiful Mind, and I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.

She has three children and six grandchildren.