Renowned actress Lynne Marta, known for her illustrious roles on the big screen, sadly succumbed to her battle with cancer at 78 years old.
Recognized for her exceptional talent, Lynne Marta contributed to the entertainment industry with her distinguished performances. Notably, her roles in the celebrated movie ‘Footloose' (1984 version) and ‘Joe Kidd' earned her high acclaim. Her compelling performances and vibrant personality made a lasting impact in the world of cinema.
Marta, during the 1980s, maintained a highly publicized, non-exclusive relationship with David Soul, notable for his role in the hit TV show Starsky and Hutch. Their relationship, despite not conforming to traditional norms, was a topic of public interest and frequent media coverage.
Marta’s Personal Life
Despite her fame, Marta managed to maintain a private family life. She shared her home with her sister, MJ, creating a loving domestic environment, further enhanced by the presence of their beloved cat, Mr. Peaches.
Witness to a Tragic Incident
Marta found herself tragically entwined in an unfortunate event in 1989. Situated in a nearby apartment, she ended up bearing witness to the horrifying murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer, killed by a fan suffering from a disturbing obsession. Marta, troubled by the horrific incident, promptly placed the distressing 911 call. This harrowing episode added a chilling footnote to Marta's otherwise illustrious career.