Footloose and ‘Days of Our Lives’ Actress Lynne Marta Passes Away at 78 After Cancer Battle

Hollywood actress Lynne Marta, famous for her roles in ‘Footloose’ and ‘Days of Our Lives,’ has died at the age of 78. The news was confirmed by her friend Chris Saint-Hilaire to The Hollywood Reporter. Marta, who battled cancer, passed away at her home in Los Angeles on January 11.

Marta, born on October 30, 1945, in Somerville, New Jersey, began her career with The Lloyd Thaxton Show and went on to have notable appearances in TV shows like Starsky & Hutch, Barnaby Jones, and Charlie’s Angels. Despite retiring from acting nearly two decades ago, she remained a memorable figure for fans.

The actress had an open relationship with ‘Starsky & Hutch’ star David Soul in the early ’80s. She was also a witness in the 1989 trial of actress Rebecca Schaeffer’s tragic death, recalling the chilling moments of the incident.

Survived by her sister MJ and her cat Mr. Peaches, Lynne Marta leaves behind a legacy of memorable performances and intriguing connections in Hollywood.”

(Original information sourced from Parade)

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