“Dynasty” Star Kate O’Mara Dead at 74


0  Updated at 3:34 am, March 31st, 2014 By: ABC Digital
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Nick Harvey/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Kate O’Mara, a British actress best known for playing Cassandra “Caress” Morrell on the 1980s primetime soap Dynasty, has died.

O’Mara passed away Sunday in England at the age of 74, her agent has confirmed.

On Dynasty, which aired from 1981 to 1989, O’Mara’s character was the sister of Joan Collins’ Alexis Colby.

Collins tweeted on Sunday, “Tragic news about Kate O’Mara, we had great fun on Dynasty when she played my sister Caress who Alexis insisted on calling CASSIE ! RIP.”

O’Mara’s other major credits included the British series Doctor Who and Howards’ Way.

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