Actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her roles in "Dynasty" and "Dr. Who," has died. She was 74.

'Dynasty' Star Kate O'Mara Dead at 74

Her agent Phil Belfield told the BBC that O'Mara passed away in a nursing home in Sussex, following a short illness.

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

O'Mara played Alexis Colby's sister, the manipulative Cassandra "Caress" Morell, in "Dynasty." Fans also remember her role as renegade Time Lord The Rani in "Dr. Who."

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