Suzanne Somers, best known for her role as Chrissy Snow on the sitcom Three’s Company, passed away at the age of 76 due to breast cancer with metastasis to the brain. She had been living with the disease for 12 years and had previously battled breast cancer two decades ago.
In a statement released by her publicist, it was revealed that Somers passed away peacefully at home on October 15th, surrounded by her family. Her death occurred just one day before her 77th birthday. The family had originally planned to gather and celebrate her birthday but instead will now honor her extraordinary life.
Despite her long battle with breast cancer, Somers remained a fighter and used both alternative and conventional treatments to combat the disease. She expressed gratitude for her husband, Alan Hamel, who stood by her side throughout her journey. She also credited her incredible family for their unwavering support.
Somers rose to fame with her role on Three’s Company, which aired from 1977 to 1984. The comedy series followed the lives of three roommates living together in an apartment complex in Santa Monica. She also appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2015, finishing in ninth place with her professional partner Tony Dovolani. In addition to her acting career, Somers wrote self-help books and launched her own health and beauty product line.
Suzanne Somers’s death certificate confirmed that breast cancer with metastasis to the brain was the cause of her passing. Her death serves as a reminder of the ongoing battle against breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment.