Suzanne Somers, Beloved ‘Three’s Company’ Actress, Passes Away at 76
via Inside Edition / YouTube
Beloved actress Suzanne Somers, best known for her roles in TV sitcoms like Three’s Company and Step by Step, has passed away at the age of 76. She died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, just a day before her 77th birthday. Suzanne had been battling breast cancer for over 23 years, showing immense strength and determination.
Suzanne’s career took off when she starred as Chrissy Snow in the popular Seventies sitcom Three’s Company.
The show, which aired in 1977, was a huge hit and made Suzanne an instant star. She portrayed the character of Chrissy, a cheerful and lovable woman, with grace and charm. Despite her popularity, she faced a challenging time when she was dropped from the show in 1981 due to a contract dispute.
However, Suzanne didn’t give up.
A decade later, she returned to television as the matriarch in the sitcom Step by Step. The show ran for seven seasons and endeared her to a new generation of fans. Suzanne also made memorable appearances in movies like American Graffiti and had a humorous cameo in John Waters’ Serial Mom.
View this post on Instagram
Beyond acting, Suzanne was an author and a health advocate. She wrote numerous health and wellness books, sharing her knowledge and experiences with millions of readers. Suzanne was a fighter; she battled breast cancer with courage, inspiring others with her resilience.
In a statement, her publicist R. Couri Hay said, “Suzanne Somers passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of October 15th. She survived an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years. Instead of mourning her passing, her family will celebrate her extraordinary life and want to thank her millions of fans for their love and support.”
A private family burial is planned for this week, with a memorial service to be held next month.
Suzanne Somers will be remembered not only for her acting talent but also for her strength, optimism, and the joy she brought to millions of fans around the world. She leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire generations to come.