Three’s Firm actress Suzanne Somers has died on the age of 76 after dwelling with breast most cancers for greater than 20 years, her publicist has confirmed.
The US actress and businesswoman, who was greatest recognized for enjoying Chrissy Snow on the American sitcom in addition to Carol Foster Lambert on Step By Step, died the day earlier than her 77th birthday surrounded by her household.
An announcement from her long-time publicist, R Couri Hay, stated: “Suzanne Somers handed away peacefully at residence within the early morning hours of October fifteenth.
“She survived an aggressive type of breast most cancers for over 23 years. Suzanne was surrounded by her loving husband Alan, her son Bruce, and her instant household.
“Her household was gathered to have a good time her 77th birthday on October sixteenth.
“As an alternative, they may have a good time her extraordinary life, and need to thank her tens of millions of followers and followers who cherished her dearly.”
In July, Somers revealed in a put up to Instagram that her breast most cancers had returned.
She wrote: “As you recognize, I had breast most cancers twenty years in the past, and every so often it pops up once more, and I proceed to bat it down.
“I’ve used the perfect various and standard remedies to fight it.
“This isn’t new territory for me. I understand how to placed on my battle gear and I’m a fighter.”
She additionally praised her husband, Alan Hamel, who she stated had been by her facet “each step of the way in which”.
“I can’t even clarify how a lot he has carried out for me. If it’s even attainable, we’re even nearer than ever”, she added.
“My unimaginable household has been so supportive.”
Somers starred within the first 5 sequence of Three’s Firm, beginning in 1977.
She additionally competed on the US model of Strictly, Dancing with the Stars, in 2015 alongside her skilled companion, Tony Dovolani.
Somers additionally wrote a sequence of self-help books and launched her personal well being and sweetness product line.