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Soap Opera Actress, Tony Winner Dead at 77 — She Starred Opposite David Bowie on the Stage

Dec 22, 2015  •  Post A Comment

An actress whose role on a daytime drama spanned four decades, and who had a stage career that included winning a Tony Award and starring opposite David Bowie, has died.

ABC News reports that Patricia Elliott, known for playing Renee Divine Buchanan on “One Life to Live” from the 1980s into the 2010s, died of cancer Sunday at her home in Manhattan. She was 77.

Elliott reportedly won the Tony in her Broadway debut, for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for “A Little Night Music” in 1973.

She later starred opposite David Bowie in the play “The Elephant Man.”

Her TV work also included appearances on “Kojak,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Hill Street Blues” and many other shows.

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