Suzanne Somers Dead at 76
Suzanne Somers has died. She was 76.
The Three's Company alum died Sunday (Oct. 15), just a day before her 77th birthday.
"Suzanne Somers passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of October 15th. She survived an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years," Somers’ publicist R. Couri Hay wrote in a statement.
"Suzanne was surrounded by her loving husband Alan, her son Bruce, and her immediate family. Her family was gathered to celebrate her 77th birthday on October 16th. Instead, they will celebrate her extraordinary life, and want to thank her millions of fans and followers who loved her dearly," the statement continued.
In a statement to People, Hay noted there will be a private burial this week. A memorial will be held next month.
Somers reportedly spent her final moments in a "beautiful house" in Palm Springs, Calif.
"There were all these plans and she was always working and dreaming and had brought her family into the business, and the grandchildren and step-children were all part of the business," Hay told People, noting Somers was "very engaged right to the end."
Somers is best remembered for playing Chrissy Snow on the hit '70s sitcom Three's Company.
Aside from acting, during her career Somers wrote several best-selling wellness books and released a line of organic makeup, skincare and hair care products.