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Dynasty star Kate O'Mara dies at 74

Kate O'Mara Credit: PA

Former Dynasty star Kate O'Mara has died in a Sussex nursing home at the age of 74.

The British actress was best known for her role as sister to Joan Collins' Alexis Colby in the US soap.

She also had prominent roles in the '80s series Howards' Way and Triangle, and in Doctor Who.

In royal company in 2012 Credit: PA

Her agent Phil Belfield said she died in a Sussex nursing home following a short illness.

He praised her "energy and vitality" and her "love for theatre and acting".

"A shining star has gone out and Kate will be dearly missed by all who knew and have worked with her."

With Morecambe and Wise in 1974 Credit: PA

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