Phyllis Somerville was an actor known for her role as Marlene in “The Big C.”
- Died: Thursday July 16, 2020. (Who else died on July 16?)
- Details of Death: Died at the age of 76 from natural causes.
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Long acting career
Somerville’s first role was in the soap opera “The Guiding Light” in 1952. She may be best known for her role as Marlene, a widow with Alzheimer’s disease on the Showtime dramedy “The Big C.” She also appeared on “House of Cards,” “Law & Order” and “The Sopranos.” On the big screen, she had a role in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and she starred in numerous Broadway productions.
What they said about her
Full Obituary: The Hollywood Reporter