Canadian actresses who died due to Stomach cancer

Here are 2 famous actresses from Canada died in Stomach cancer:

Brett Somers

Brett Somers (July 11, 1924 Saint John-September 15, 2007 Westport) also known as Audrey Johnston, Dawn Johnston, Brett Somers-Klugman, Brett Somers Klugman, Brett Sommers or Audrey Dawn Johnston was a Canadian singer, actor, comedian and tv personality. Her children are called David Klugman, Leslie Klein and Adam Klugman.

Brett Somers began her career as a singer in the 1950s and performed in musicals such as "Follies Bergère" and "The Seven Year Itch". She then transitioned to acting and appeared in numerous television shows and films, including "The New Perry Mason", "Mary Tyler Moore", and "The Odd Couple".

However, Somers is best known for her role as a panelist on the popular game show "Match Game" from 1973 to 1982. Her quick wit and dry humor made her a fan favorite, and she developed a close friendship with fellow panelist Charles Nelson Reilly.

Somers was married to actor Jack Klugman from 1953 to 1977 and they had two children together. After their divorce, they remained close friends until Klugman's death in 2012.

In addition to her work in entertainment, Somers was also an advocate for breast cancer awareness and worked with the American Cancer Society to promote screening and treatment options. She passed away in 2007 at the age of 83.

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Jackie Burroughs

Jackie Burroughs (February 2, 1939 Lancashire-September 22, 2010 Toronto) a.k.a. Jacqueline "Jackie" Burroughs, Jacqueline Burroughs or Jackie was a Canadian actor. Her child is called Zoe Yanovsky.

Jackie Burroughs began her acting career in the 1960s, and quickly gained recognition for her talent and skill. She appeared in a number of film and television productions throughout her career, including the hit Canadian TV show "Road to Avonlea", for which she won a Gemini award. Burroughs was also an accomplished stage actor, and was a co-founder of the Toronto-based Theatre Passe Muraille. She received numerous awards for her acting work, and was known for her powerful performances and her dedication to her craft. In addition to her acting work, Burroughs was also a passionate advocate for the arts and was involved in a number of arts-related organizations throughout her life. She passed away in 2010 at the age of 71.

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