Suzanne Somers, the beloved actress, passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 76, as confirmed by her longtime publicist, R. Couri Hay. Hay revealed that Somers peacefully left this world at her home, surrounded by her husband, Alan Hamel, son Bruce Somers Jr., and other close family members. Remarkably, she had courageously battled an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years.
Suzanne Somers passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of October 15th. She survived an aggressive…Posted by Suzanne Somers on Sunday, 15 October 2023
Tributes from friends and fans flooded social media, commemorating the iconic actress best known for her roles in Three’s Company and Step by Step. Goldie Hawn expressed her sadness on Instagram, while Adam Carolla, on Twitter, mourned the loss of a “true icon and overall amazing human being.” Fran Drescher shared a heartfelt post on Instagram, remembering Somers as a “sweet” and “talented woman.”
Kathy Griffin reminisced on Threads, highlighting Somers as a “real pal and ‘connector'” and praising her as a pioneer advocating for equal pay in the entertainment industry. Morgan Fairchild shared a personal story of Somers’ support during her health crisis, emphasizing their shared survivorship.
Megyn Kelly remembered Somers for radiating “kindness and beauty and love,” and Sandra Lee expressed her sorrow on Instagram, recalling Somers as “kind and generous, fun and funny.” Lee also mentioned the recent advice Somers had given her on health.
The resilience Somers displayed throughout her prolonged battle with breast cancer was acknowledged and celebrated. ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts tweeted about Somers’ enduring spirit, noting her two-decade fight against breast cancer and mentioning her unforgettable role as “Chrissy” in Three’s Company.
How sad to hear that actress and Uber businesswoman, Suzanne Somers, has died. She was going to turn 77 tomorrow. She had fought breast cancer for more than 2 decades. Will never forget her “Chrissy” in the hit show Three’s Company. pic.twitter.com/3enR0EaXTu— Deborah Roberts (@DebRobertsABC) October 15, 2023
In addition to her acclaimed acting career, including roles in Three’s Company and Step by Step, Somers made a mark as an author, publishing over 25 books and earning the title of a New York Times best-selling author. She was also recognized for her ventures in health and beauty, notably the ThighMaster exercise equipment.
Suzanne Somers is survived by her “blended family,” including her husband, children, stepchildren, and grandchildren. Her legacy as an entertainer, advocate, and survivor will long be remembered by those who knew and admired her.
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