AUDIENCES were familiar with veteran actress Rebecca Balding for her roles in Soap and Charmed.
Prior to her 悲劇的な死, the 73-year-old also racked up a number of on-screen credits from movies and TV shows.
Who was Rebecca Balding?
Rebecca Balding was primarily known as a TV actress, racking up dozens of credits throughout the 80s and 90s.
Born in Little Rock, アーカンソー, she first worked as stage actress in Chicago before making her way to Hollywood.
Balding earnt her breakout role as Carol David, an attorney and the mother of Jodie Dallas’ child in American sitcom soap.
Carol was a key character in the controversial daytime spoof during the show’s first two seasons on ABC from 1977-79.
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The role was trailblazing as it saw Carol seduce and conceive a baby with Jodie, who was one of the first openly gay characters on TV at the time.
What was Rebecca Balding’s cause of death?
The actress passed away aged 73 following a battle with ovarian cancer, according to members of her family.
The veteran stage and screen actress’ husband James L. Conway confirmed to 締め切り that Balding passed away on July 18 パークシティで, ユタ.
Her cousin Caroline Williams tweeted to pay her respects, 書き込み: “While we were not close in adulthood, she was a profound influence on my curiosity about show business and acting.
“Mother, 妻, 女優. Did it all.”
Who did Rebecca Balding play in Charmed?
Balding played the recurring character Elise Rothman, a newspaper editor-in-chief and the boss of Phoebe Halliwell in fantasy drama Charmed.
She played the role until the show’s eighth and final season in 2006.
What did Rebecca Balding appear in?
Balding’s other notable TV credits include Melrose Place, 90210 ビバリーヒルズ, Starsky and Hutch and ABC’s 1979 sitcom Makin’ それ.
大画面で, Rebecca appeared in horror flicks Silent Scream (1979) and The Boogens (1980), where she met the director and her future husband James.
Her final movie role was the 2005 drama Yesterday’s Dreams.