Kate O'Mara's agent said "a shining star has gone out" as he announced she has died aged 74.
Phil Belfield said:
She was extraordinary, she had so much energy and vitality with a 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.
There will be a private funeral and a memorial service on a date to be confirmed later, Mr Belfield added.
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