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‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Kathryn Kates dies at 73

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‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Kathryn Kates dies at 73

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Kathryn Kates, an actress who appeared in “Seinfeld” and “Orange is the New Black,” died Saturday after being diagnosed with lung cancer. She was 73 years old.

“Kathryn passed away peacefully last Saturday surrounded by her brother Josh, his wife Sue Ann and her sister Mallory,” Headline Talent Agency told NBC News in a statement.

“Kathryn was our client for many years, and about a year ago, after finding out that the lung cancer she was treated for 20 years ago had come back, we became even closer.

The agency added, “She was incredibly brave, thoughtful, wise, and loving. Kathryn approached every role she’s ever played, as well as her daily life, with the utmost passion. We’ll do our best to honor her incredible legacy. The world has truly lost one of the good.

On his Instagram account, the agency also wrote a tribute to the actor saying, “She loved this job and had enough patience to fill 10 ships. A true icon. We will miss you.”

In a career spanning more than three decades, Kates has been credited with more than 70 TV series and movies, including “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “The Good Fight,” and the original movie “The Sopranos.” “, “The Many Saints of Newark,” according to its IMDb page.



‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Kathryn Kates dies at 73

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