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Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books
Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books

Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audio book industry, died Wednesday of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 59. She was diagnosed with the blood cancer about a year ago, said her brother, William. The blond, California-born actress first came to attention in the mid-1970s playing "pretty girl" roles in movies such as "Forty Carats" with Liv Ullman and "Once Is Not Enough," based on the salacious novel by Jacqueline Susann. PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2012 She later tackled more substantial parts in television miniseries, playing legendary actress Brooke...

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