Actress Clayburgh dies
Hollywood veteran Jill Clayburgh has died. She was 66.
Clayburgh's husband, playwright David Rabe, has revealed she suffered from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia for over 20 years, reports the Associated Press.
She was nominated for two Academy Awards throughout her career, for her roles in Starting Over and An Unmarried Woman, which won her the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1978.
Clayburgh is survived by her husband, as well as their son Michael and actress daughter Lily, who pulled out of several performances of Al Pacino's Broadway production of The Merchant Of Venice this week (beg01Nov10) because of her mother's ill health.
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