American Actress,DEBORAH RAFFIN, Died On Wednesday.She Was 59.She had been diagnosed with Blood-Cancer or Leukemia last year.She died at the Ronald Reagan Center,UCLA ,CA.
Her Brother,William,Had Confirmed In A Conversation To The Los Angeles Times.
Deborah Raffin Was Spotted In An Elevator By Some Talent Hunter In LA While She Was Still In Her Second Year At The LA Valley College.She Was 19.
She Was Offered A Role In The Film, ’40 CARATS’ And She Had Shown Promises Enough To Be Landed Further Roles In Hollywood.It Was 1973.Her Second And Very Popular Role Was In The Movie, ‘ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH’ and She Starred Opposite Kirk Douglas.It Was 1975.
She Had Done A Couple Of More Films Thereafter.
Deborah Raffin Is Best Loved And Remembered For Her Role In The Superhit TV. Series, ‘7TH HEAVEN’ .She Played The Role Of An Alcoholic Sister And Domineering Mature Lady, ‘AUNT JULIE’ .The Series, ‘SEVENTH (7TH) HEAVEN’ Had A Run Of Nearly Eleven Years!
She Also Played Other Roles In More Than A Dozen TV. Series And Had A Huge Fan Base!Her Role Of A Sexy Businesswoman Opposite Actor Pierce Brosnan In The Tv Miniseries, ‘NOBLE HOUSE’ Remains Her Second Best Role !
Recently,Deborah Appeared In TV-SERIES Like ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER’ and ‘BOSTON LEGAL’ .
In Late 80s ,Deborah Raffin Along With Her Music Producer Husband,MICHAEL VINER, Stepped In The Business Of ‘AUDIO BOOKS’ — Then A New Enterprise!
She Had Started To Give Famous Voice To Popular Books And The Records Were Made Availabe On Tape!She Got Immense Success As Her Venture Became Multi-Million Dollar Business!’A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME’ , ‘THE NAKED TRUTH’ , ‘ANATOMY OF ILLNESS’ . ..et.al Were Her Earliest Books Recorded On Tape.
In Late 90s,They Had Sold The Audiobook Business.
Deborah Divorced In 2005 And Had Been Living With Her Extended Family.
REST IN PEACE,DEBORAH RAFFIN !
May Almighty Grant Peace To Her Soul !
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