Falcon Crest actor Abby Dalton passes away at 88

by Jeremy Spirogis

Abby Dalton passes away at 88& 

Abby Dalton, an actor recognized for her roles within the sitcom ‘Hennesey’ and the drama ‘Falcon Crest,’ has died. She was 88.

The information was confirmed to Fox News by the late star’s agent on Monday (native time).

According to her agent, Dalton died on November 23 in Los Angeles after a protracted battle with an undisclosed sickness.

As per Fox News, her work in ‘Hennesey’ as Navy nurse Lt. Martha Hale earned her an Emmy nomination. She starred alongside Oscar nominee Jackie Cooper, who handed away in 2011.

In ‘Falcon Crest,’ which is a few household behind a profitable winery, Dalton portrayed the oldest daughter, Julia Cumson.

‘The Joey Bishop Show’ was amongst her different notable credit, on which, she performed Ellie Barnes alongside the titular actor.

Fox News has reported that on the movie aspect, Dalton was recognized for taking part in Calamity Jane in ‘The Plainsman’ and Agnes Clark in ‘Girls on the Loose.’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, she had labored as a dancer and mannequin as properly earlier than taking to the display screen.

In 1986, her time on ‘Falcon Crest’ got here to an finish, and he or she was seen onscreen solely a handful of occasions after that, together with an look in ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ and her most up-to-date credit score, 2013 brief referred to as ‘Mrs. Sweeney.’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dalton is survived by her daughter Kathleen Kinmont, her sons Matthew and John Smith, her husband Jack D. Smith and quite a lot of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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