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Former 'Dynasty' star Kate O'Mara dies at age 74



LONDON (AP) - Actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," has died at the age of 74.

Her agent Phil Belfield said O'Mara died Sunday in a nursing home in southern England after a short illness.

The actress, who began her television career in the 1960s, became a household name for playing Alexis Colby's scheming sister Cassandra "Caress" Morrell in "Dynasty." She also appeared in the original run of British series "Doctor Who" and BBC drama "Howards' Way."

In the 1990s she starred in the comedy show "Absolutely Fabulous" with Joanna Lumley.

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Shan March 30 2014 at 9:11 PM

so so sad

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mdesah March 30 2014 at 3:46 PM

I liked her. She was a real whizbanger.

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rkbelleville March 31 2014 at 12:50 AM

She has a Mona Lisa Smile. Beautiful.

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bmkultra March 30 2014 at 3:20 PM

Check out " The Vampire lovers " as she appears nude in several scenes . It a Hammer camp classic !

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Daniel Ahearn March 30 2014 at 2:58 PM

i loved Dynasty but don't remember her.

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SgtJoeFriday March 30 2014 at 2:47 PM

R.I.P. Rani.

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texifornian March 30 2014 at 2:35 PM

It was actually Jennifer S aunders who starred with Joanna Lumley in Absolutely Fabulous. Kate O'Mara was a recurring guest star from 1995 - 2003.

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evil12010 March 31 2014 at 7:32 AM

R.I.P. Rani

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bwaymike March 30 2014 at 7:02 PM

Patsy's sister!!!!!! She was terrific!

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geandch March 30 2014 at 2:08 PM

She was a lush beauty. How sad. May she rest well.

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