'Dynasty' actress Kate O'Mara has died at the age of 74. We take a look at her long career, from her Hammer horror days to the West End.
Dynasty legend Kate O’Mara has died at the age of 74. Born in Leicester in 1939 O’Mara became a full-time actress after leaving art school, making her stage debut in a 1963 production of The Merchant of Venice. She has previously appeared in Home and Away, a film also starring Kathleen Harrison and Jack Werner, in which she was credited under the stage name Merrie Carroll.
Kate O'Mara has died at the age of 74
Throughout the 60’s O’Mara continued to make television appearances, on several shows including The Saint, The Avengers and Danger Man. She appeared in Hammer Studio horror films The Vampire Lovers and The Horror of Frankenstein in 1970, which impressed the studio enough to offer her a contract to produce more horror films, although O’Mara declined as she was concerned with being typecast.
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The British actress passed away in a Southern Engaged nursery home on Sunday morning.
Kate O'Mara, who starred in the 1980s primetime soap opera 'Dynasty', has passed away aged 74.
The British actress died on Sunday (March 30th) in a nursing home in Southern England after battling with an ongoing illness.
The news was confirmed by O'Mara's agent Phil Belfield, who stated that she had passed away in the morning.
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