08:08 AM EDT 03/19/2015
The Bob Newhart Show
Originally posted 10/26/2013 09:55AM
Her friend Cathryn Michon says that Wallace died "due to complications from breast cancer of which she was a long and proud survivor and advocate for women and healing," according to Deadline.
The Emmy-winning actress, who found fame as Newhart's foil Carol Kester in his 1970s sitcom, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985.
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Angelina Jolie Makes Her First Post-Surgery Appearance with Shiloh and Zahara
World's Hottest Math Teacher: College Student Discovers His Lecturer Is Actually a Male Model
Justin Timberlake to Jessica Biel: 'I Can't Wait to See Our Greatest Creation Yet'
Is Angelina Jolie Now Officially Angelina Jolie Pitt?
Jamie Foxx's Joke About Bruce Jenner Falls Flat at iHeartRadio Awards
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!