Andrea Evans dies of breast cancer at 66

The well-known actress Andrea Evans, who starred in the television shows “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “One Life to Live,” and “Passions,” has died. She was 66 years old.

Andrea Evans dies

Andrea Evans passed away on Sunday at her Pasadena, California, home after a fight with breast cancer, according to a statement from Evans’ agent Nick Leicht on Monday. Leicht stated in a statement that she was “such a tremendous talent and an absolute joy to work with.”

In a statement, Evans’ husband Stephen Rodriguez called her “a remarkable person who was loved by everyone who knew her.” We were always motivated by her undying courage, optimism, and unwavering spirit as she valiantly fought this debilitating illness.

Evans’ daughter Kylie Rodriguez stated in a statement that “I’m devastated beyond words; at the young age of 19, my world has been irrevocably changed.”

“Her infectious enthusiasm, contagious laughter, and unrelenting love of life left a lasting impression on everyone she had the good pleasure to meet.,” she added. “During her battle with illness, my mum showed incredible strength… She gave me the priceless lesson of finding joy even at the darkest of times despite the agony and uncertainty. We continued to be hands-on right up until the conclusion.

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Evans made her television debut in 1978’s NBC miniseries “The Awakening Land” as Fay Morrison Wheeler.

Evans was chosen to play Tina Clayton, who later went by the name Tina Lord, on the ABC drama “One Life to Live,” in which Erika Slezak played Victoria Lord. According to Evans’ IMDb biography, she repeatedly played the same part over the years, with the most recent time appearing in the show in 2011.

As she continued to appear in “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Young and the Restless,” and “Passions,” Evans cemented her status as a soap opera legend. In the seasons of “The Bold and the Beautiful” from 1999 to 2000, Evans played Tawny Moore; in “The Young and the Restless” from 1983 to 1984, Evans played Patty Williams Abbott.

Evans appeared in over 600 episodes of the NBC drama “Passions,” where she played Rebecca Hotchkiss, between 2000 and 2008.

During her career, Evans received two Daytime Emmy nominations. She was a nominee for excellent actress in a new drama series (“DeVanity”) in 2015 and an outstanding performer in a drama series (“One Life to Live”) in 1988.

“She handled the difficulties with grace, tenacity, and an unwavering love of life,” her husband concluded. She was a wonderful mother and wife. She was my KING. Cancer claimed Andrea’s life, but her spirit lived on. Everybody she touched still carries her energy around with them.

Even though my mother is no longer physically there, her love and spirit will always be with us, her daughter continued. I’ll use the teachings she gave me about love, kindness, and perseverance to help me get through the challenging trip ahead.

Andrea Evans leaves behind a husband and a daughter.

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