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Galyn Görg (1964–2020), actress in “RoboCop 2,” “Twin Peaks”

by Linnea Crowther

Galyn Görg was an actress known for roles in films including “RoboCop 2” and TV shows including “Twin Peaks” and “M.A.N.T.I.S.”

Acting career

Sometimes credited as Galyn Gorg, Galan Gorg, or Gaylyn Görg, Görg began finding roles in TV, movies, and music videos in the 1980s. Early roles included recurring appearances on “A Different World” and “Twin Peaks.” Görg  was also a professional dancer, and she found roles in the videos for Ray Parker, Jr.’s “I Still Can’t Get Over Loving You,” The Jackson’s “Body,” and ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man.” Görg appeared in movies including “RoboCop 2” (1990), “Point Break” (1991), and “Judgement Night” (1993). In 1994, Görg starred as Lt. Leora Maxwell in the superhero TV series “M.A.N.T.I.S.,” and she had small roles on other ‘90s TV shows, such as “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “Living Single,” “Stargate SG:1,” and “Xena: Warrior Princess.” Later TV appearances included “Lost,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “How to Get Away With Murder.”

Görg on what she’d have done differently if she could have gone back

“You know what I would’ve done? I would’ve taken more photos. I would’ve taken more photos with all the different people I worked with. Now I take photos with everyone, but when I was with The Jacksons, I should’ve taken photos. When I was with Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, I should’ve taken photos. Now I take more photos.” —from a 2016 interview with Pop Geeks

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What people said about her

Full obituary: USA Today

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