Distinguished daytime TV actor Andrea Evans has died on the age of 66.
Nick Leicht, Evans’ supervisor, confirmed to The Occasions that the longtime daytime star died Sunday at her house in Pasadena on account of breast most cancers.
“I’ve been working with Andrea for the previous seven years,” Leicht mentioned. “She was such an amazing expertise and an absolute pleasure to work with.”
Evans rose to fame for her portrayal of Tina Lord on ABC’s “One Life to Reside” from 1979 to 1981 after which once more from 1985 to 1990. She earned a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1988 for excellent ingenue for the position of Lord.
She stop performing in 1990 and remained out of the general public eye for 4 years after an ordeal involving a stalker who despatched her dying threats. In an interview with Folks in 2008, Evans mentioned of the incident, “It eternally modified me. There’s no approach it couldn’t.”
After the hiatus, Evans appeared within the movies “A Low Down Soiled Disgrace” and “Ice Cream Man” earlier than returning to daytime programming. She performed Tawny Moore in “The Daring and the Lovely” from 1999 to 2000 earlier than touchdown the position of Rebecca Hotchkiss on “Passions.” She appeared in 627 episodes of the collection over an eight-year run starting in 2000.
From 2010 to 2011, she returned to the position of Moore on “The Daring and the Lovely.”
Evans garnered her second Daytime Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Vivian Value within the net collection “DeVanity” in 2015.
She appeared within the Amazon Prime collection “ The Bay” as Patty Walker from 2017 to 2020.
Evans was born on June 18, 1957, in Aurora, Sick., and, after graduating early from highschool, attended the College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She obtained her begin in Hollywood in 1978 as an additional in Brian De Palma’s “The Fury” and with a small position within the miniseries “The Awakening Land.”
Evans is survived by her husband, Stephen Rodriguez, and their daughter, Kylie.