Rhonda Stubbins White, a film and TV actress best known for playing “Lady Vi” on Days of Our Lives, has died after battling ovarian cancer. She was 60.
White’s friend and producer Todd Baker announced her death Thursday with a statement on Facebook.
“To the friends of Rhonda: It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my dear friend Rhonda Stubbins White. She was an amazingly talented woman, full of positivity and energy, and grounded by her faith,” Baker wrote on White’s Facebook page. “We were all fortunate to have known her and shared her short time on this earth.”
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White passed away at her home in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 6, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The actress appeared on NBC’s Days of Our Lives for 17 episodes in 2000, according to her IMDb page. More recently she had a recurring role as “Agnes” on the Tyler Perry-created BET drama series Ruthless.
White studied acting in the early 1980s at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, training under David Gideon along with classmates that included Alec Baldwin.
Over the years, the actress appeared in nearly three dozen films and TV series including, Southland, Crossing Jordan, ER, Touched by an Angel and Chicago Hope.