Charmed: she just left us… Rest in peace

According to reports, actress Rebecca Balding who played the role of Elise Rothmanthe editor of The Bay Mirror newspaper in the “Charmed” series turned off. After a fight against ovarian cancer, the one who was 73 years old unfortunately died. It is his cousin Caroline Williams, also an actress in the series Emergencies, Grey’s Anatomy and Mentalist, who announced the news July 18, 2022.

On Twitter, the cousin of the deceased wrote:

“My cousin, Rebecca Balding, passed away in Salt Lake City. Although we weren’t close as adults, she had a profound influence on my interest in show business and acting. Mother, wife, actress. She did it all. »

Alyssa Milano’s tribute

After hearing what happened, Alyssa Milano was upset. She then decided to pay tribute to him on her Instagram account on July 20, 2022, two days after Rebecca’s death.

Alyssa, better known for her role as Phoebe Halliwell Milano, rubbed shoulders with the latter in the “Charmed” series. Thereby, in tribute to this great friendship, she posted a photo from the series where we can see them both. All accompanied by a message dedicated to the one who played Elise Rothman.

“Rebecca Balding was not only a wonderful actress, she was a very beautiful person. I loved every minute I got to spend with her on Charmed. I have such fond memories of Rebecca and her husband, Jim, dancing at the holiday season! I have a thought for all those who loved him. I feel so honored that our paths crossed in this life. May she rest in peace,” she wrote.

Rebecca Balding Biography

Rebecca Balding is an American actress born in 1948 in Little Rock and died on July 18, 2022. She is mainly known for her appearances in the television series “Charmed” and “Soap”. We also saw it in several American series as a guest or in small roles, such as “Starsky and Hutch”, “Beverly Hills 90210”, “Melrose Place” or even “ER”.

Her role in “Charmed”, however, remains the one for which she is best known to the general public, having played Elise Rothman, the boss of Phoebe Halliwell (Alyssa Milano) in several seasons. She is appeared in episode 7 of the first season.

On the private side, Rebecca Balding was married to producer and director James L. Conway whom she had met on the set of the film The Boogens in 1981.

Source: Charmed

The death of singer and actress Dani

The same day as the death of Rebecca Balding, another star has also gone out. This is the singer, actress and model Dani. The artist who had a hoarse voice disappeared following an illness in the region of Tours where she lived.

The muse of the 1970s had just completed his tour of her latest album “Horizons Dorés” when she fell ill. She was already finishing the preparation of a new album which she had chosen to call “Attention Départ”.

“Nothing was more important to her than creating, singing, being surrounded by those she loves,” reacted her professional entourage on Facebook.

Who was Dani?

Real name Daniel Graule, the singer and actress was born on October 1, 1944. At the age of 19, she had moved to Paris. After beginnings in modeling, and several small roles in the cinema from 1964. In particular under the direction of Roger Vadim in “La Ronde”, shewill launch their first tour 45 “Tomboy”, two years later.

It was in 1968, with his title “Dad just married the maid”, that Dani’s career takes off. The artist had released in 1970 his first opus “Dani”, which had earned him the Grand Prix de l’Académie Charles Ducros.

The star, who since his beginnings assiduously frequents Parisian nights, becoming one of his muses, had opened L’Aventure, a trendy nightclub, in the 1970s, and played showgirls at the Alcazar until 1974.

Source: GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP

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