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Marnie Schulenburg of ‘As the World Turns,’ ‘One Life to Live’ dies from cancer at 37

Marnie Schulenburg of ‘As the World Turns,’ ‘One Life to Live’ dies from cancer at 37


Marnie Schulenburg, who starred on the soap operas “Because the World Turns” and “One Life to Live,” died, her consultant confirmed. She was 37. 

Schulenburg’s supervisor Kyle Luker confirmed to USA TODAY that she died on Tuesday. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Deadline and Variety, Schulenburg died on account of a complication from breast most cancers. 

“She was a light-weight to everybody who knew her,” Luker stated. 

Schulenberg married fellow actor Zack Robidas — who has appeared within the reveals “Succession,” “New Amsterdam” and “Sorry for Your Loss” — in 2013. They share a two-year-old daughter Coda.

In her final Instagram submit on Might 8, Schulenburg reflected on celebrating Mother’s Day with breast most cancers. One of many pictures reveals her carrying an oxygen masks whereas studying a e book with her daughter.

“Right here’s to remembering that nothing is everlasting,” Schulenburg wrote within the caption. “To absorbing the imperfections and that the very best factor you are able to do in your youngster is make them really feel liked, secure and supported identical to my mom did for me. Screw the oxygen masks, simply bear in mind the way to breathe.”

Schulenburg opened up about her cancer diagnosis in 2020

In a Might submit, earlier than her thirty sixth birthday, Schulenburg wrote: “I ponder, ‘How does one have a good time a birthday after a Stage 4 Breast Most cancers Prognosis in the course of a worldwide pandemic whereas elevating a 5-month-old?’ ” 

“What sort of sick purveyor of my destiny gave me the present to deliver life into this world solely to try to take mine as an alternative?” she continued. “Zack and I vacillate between utter devastation and fierce willpower. The narrative of the life we signed on for the day we married won’t ever be the identical. Now we should regulate, keep current and (expletive) combat. #cancersucks.”

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In keeping with IMDb, Schulenburg’s first display credit score got here from the cleaning soap opera “Because the World Turns,” the place she performed Alison Stewart from 2006 to 2010 following actress Jessica Dunphy, who carried out the function from 2002 to 2005. In 2010, Schulenburg received a Daytime Emmy Award for her work as Stewart.

Schulenburg additionally performed Jo Sullivan in a number of episodes of “One Life to Reside” in 2009 and had appearances within the reveals “The Good Battle,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” “Military Wives,” “Fringe” and extra.

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