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One Life to Live actress Patricia Elliott dead at 77

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TV and stage actress Patricia Elliott, best known for her role on One Life to Live, has died. She was 77.

The Tony award-winning actress who spent 23 years on the ABC soap opera died Sunday of cancer in her Manhattan home, the AP reports.

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The Colorado-born actress played Renee Divine Buchanan on OLTL from 1988 to 2011. Before that, she was on the CBS Radio Mystery Theater from 1974 to 1982.

Elliott won a Tony in 1973 for playing Countess Charlotte Malcolm in the original production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music. She also appeared on several TV shows like Hill Street Blues, Spenser: For Hire and Kate & Allie.

She is survived by a niece, aunt and several cousins, according to the AP.