British Actress Sarah Marshall dies at age 80

By Marcina Zaccaria,

Sarah Marshall, the British actress who appeared on TV’s Star Trek and The Twilight Zone, has died at age 80. She died in Los Angeles on Saturday after her long battle with cancer.

The actress, born in London, was best known to science fiction and theater fans. Marshall was the daughter of British actors Herbert Marshall and Edna Best.

Marshall began an esteemed career that began in the 1950s. Marshall toured nationally with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and received a best supporting actress Tony Award nomination for playing Rusty Mayerling in Goodbye, Charlie which opened in 1959.

She appeared in The Long, Hot Summer in 1958. In the 1960s, she took science fiction television roles, which fans still remember today. She also had a role in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, according to Broadway World.

Later, she appeared on many television shows including Miss Winslow and Son, Three’s Company, Hart to Hart, The Fugitive, Get Smart, , and Ironside, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Marshall is survived by her son, Timothy, grandchildren Seasmus, Sarah, Timothy, and Eliza and her half-sister Ann.

 
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