So Tragic — Actress Jill Clayburgh Passes Away After 21-Year Battle With Leukemia.

Sat, November 6, 2010 11:35am EST by Add first Comment

jill clayburgh, lily rabe

The Oscar-nominated wife of playwright David Rabe and mother to actress Lily Rabe was just 66 years old.

Jill Clayburgh, famous for her roles in such films as An Unmarried Woman and Starting Over, passed away Nov. 5 at the age of 66. The actress had been battling chronic lymphocytic leukemia for 21-years, something she dealt with privately. She was married to the playwright David Rabe and mother to actress Lily Rabe.

The actress can be seen in the upcoming Anne Hathaway film Love and Other Drugs as well as next summer’s Bridesmaids.

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