Wings actress Farrah Forke dead at 54: The star passes away after a long battle with cancer

Wings actress Farrah Forke dead at 54: The star – who was also on Lois And Clark and Party Of Five – passes away after a long battle with cancer

  • The performer was best known for her work on the NBC sitcom
  • The actress was also seen in programs such as Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Mr. Rhodes
  • She also had a career in film and appeared in movies such as Disclosure and Heat
  • Forke is survived by her twin sons and several family members
  • Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers










Wings actress Farrah Forke has died at the age of 54.

The Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman star, who also performed as a voice actress, passed away from cancer at her home in her native Texas on February 25, according to Variety.

The actress passed away after enduring a battle with cancer, as per The Sun.

In memoriam: Wings actress Farrah Forke has died at the age of 54;  seen in the 1990s

In memoriam: Wings actress Farrah Forke has died at the age of 54; seen in the 1990s

Forke was most notable for appearing as Alex Lambert on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom Wings, which ran from 1990 to 1997.

While on the show, which was created by Cheers writers David Angell, Peter Casey and David Lee, the actress played a love interest to Joe, portrayed by Tim Daly.

And she also romanced Brian Hackett, played by Steven Weber. Joe eventually won out.

In addition to this, she also had a recurring role on the second season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and popped up on Mr Rhodes, as well as Party of Five.

She also acted in several movies over the length of her career, with her first being 1991’s Brain Twisters.

On screen: Forke was most notable for appearing as Alex Lambert on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom Wings, which ran from 1990 to 1997

On screen: Forke was most notable for appearing as Alex Lambert on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom Wings, which ran from 1990 to 1997

Feature world: She also acted in several movies over the length of her career, with her first being 1991's Brain Twisters

Feature world: She also acted in several movies over the length of her career, with her first being 1991’s Brain Twisters

The late actress went on to appear in Barry Levinson’s 1994 flick Disclosure and Michael Mann’s 1994 Heat, among others.

Forke also provided her voice talents to bring Big Barda to the animated series Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited.

She served as a voice actress for commercials for companies such as Arby’s and Cadillac.

Her final onscreen role was in It Is What It Is, which was originally released in 2001.

Working hard: The late actress went on to appear in Barry Levinson's 1994 flick Disclosure and Michael Mann's 1994 Heat, among others

Working hard: The late actress went on to appear in Barry Levinson’s 1994 flick Disclosure and Michael Mann’s 1994 Heat, among others

All over the place: She served as a voice actress for commercials for companies such as Arby's and Cadillac

All over the place: She served as a voice actress for commercials for companies such as Arby’s and Cadillac

Animation: Forke also provided her voice talents to bring Big Barda to the animated series Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited

Animation: Forke also provided her voice talents to bring Big Barda to the animated series Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited

Forke, who was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, began her acting career after appearing in a local production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

She later moved to New York to hone her craft at the renowned Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.

The performer eventually stepped away from her acting career in order to focus on raising her twin sons, Chuck and Wit.

Forke is survived by her mother and stepfather, Beverly and Chuck Talmage and her three sisters Paige, Jennifer and Maggie and her friend Mike Peterson, who, in lieu of flowers, ask for donations to the American Cancer Society.

In remembrance: Forke is survived by her mother and stepfather, Beverly and Chuck Talmage and her three sisters Paige, Jennifer and Maggie and her friend Mike Peterson, who, in lieu of flowers, ask for donations to the American Cancer Society

In remembrance: Forke is survived by her mother and stepfather, Beverly and Chuck Talmage and her three sisters Paige, Jennifer and Maggie and her friend Mike Peterson, who, in lieu of flowers, ask for donations to the American Cancer Society

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