01:05 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 12/02/2012 12:25PM
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Originally posted 11/26/2012 03:05PM
Deborah Raffin, who had brief but successful careers both as an actress – 7th Heaven, among other shows – and a book publisher, died of leukemia last Wednesday, a family member told the Los Angeles Times.
Raffin was 59 and reportedly had battled the disease for about a year.
Starting out, the blonde Californian was often compared to the young Grace Kelly, PEOPLE noted in a 1979 profile. Her mother, Trudy Marshall, had been a bit player for 20th Century Fox in the '40s, and her father was a wealthy meat broker.
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