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Rebecca Balding, Star Of Charmed, Has Died Aged 73

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Rebecca Balding, who played Elise Rothman in the American fantasy drama Charmed, has died at the age of 73.

Her husband James L. Conway revealed she had died at her home in Park City, Utah on Wednesday following a battle with ovarian cancer.

The veteran stage and screen star was also known for playing conniving attorney Carol David in the American spoof series, Soap.

But in the UK, she was best known for her role on Charmed, which aired from 1998-2006.

The series follows a trio of sisters, Prue (Shannen Doherty), Piper (Holly Marie Combs), and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano).

The sisters AKA The Charmed Ones are the most powerful good witches of all time, who use their combined ‘Power of Three’ to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks.

Rebecca played Elise Rothman, the boss of Alyssa Milano’s character, Phoebe.

Following the news of Rebecca’s death, Alyssa paid tribute on Instagram.

Sharing a photo of them together on the set of Charmed, she wrote: “Rebecca Balding was not only a wonderful actress, she was such a good person.

“I loved every minute I got to spend with her on Charmed. I have such fond memories of Rebecca and her husband, Jim, dancing at our wrap parties! My heart goes out to all who loved her. I feel so honored that our paths crossed in this lifetime. Rest In Peace.”

Los Angeles, CA - 1978: Rebecca Balding promotional photo for the ABC tv series 'Makin' It'. (Photo by Jim Britt /American Broadcasting Companies via Getty Images)
Los Angeles, CA – 1978: Rebecca Balding promotional photo for the ABC tv series ‘Makin’ It’. (Photo by Jim Britt /American Broadcasting Companies via Getty Images)

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Rebecca’s other TV credits include Melrose Place, Makin’ It, Beverly Hills 90210, Home Improvement, MacGyver, Family Ties, Hotel, Matt Houston Cagney & Lacey, Starsky and Hutch and The Bionic Woman.

She also starred in the horror films Silent Scream and The Boogens. Her most recent film appearance was in 2005’s Yesterday’s Dreams.

She is survived by her husband Conway, who she was married to for 41 years and their daughters, Sarah and Kathleen, and grandchildren.

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