Actress Patricia Elliott, who was best known for starring in the soap opera One Life to Live, has sadly died at age 77.

According to her niece, Sally Fay, Patricia died Sunday, Dec. 20 at her home in Manhattan after a battle with cancer, the Associated Press reported.

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Patricia at the 2006 Tony Awards.

Patricias's first role on the big screen was as Countess Charlotte Malcolm in A Little Night Music, which later won her a Tony Award for best featured actress. She went on to star in a myriad of other Broadway shows including A Doll's House, A Month of Sundays, Hedda Gabler and The Elephant Man. She then portrayed Renee Divine Buchanan in the ABC Soap Opera _One Life to Live** from 1988 to 2011.

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She is survived by her aunt, Claudine Walker, and many cousins.

Our thoughts are with Patricias's family during this difficult time.