Veteran actress and author Patricia Bosworth succumbs to Coronavirus at 86


Actress and author Patricia Bosworth passed away at an age of 86 on Thursday due to pneumonia caused by COVID-19. The veteran actor's demise was confirmed by her step-daughter Fia Hatsav on Facebook with an emotional post.

"This terrible virus has taken my Vibrant, talented, and loving Step-Mother, Patricia Bosworth. You may read about her in all the news articles... But to us she was Patti, and Grandma Patti," read a post by Hatsav.

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"She was a humble, caring and compassionate person. She adopted us and we in return adopted her. She was part of our family, in every way. She loved my children and treasured being their grandma, it meant everything to her," the post further read.

Patricia Bosworth was an American journalist and biographer, memoirist, and actress. She was a faculty member of Columbia University’s school of journalism as well as Barnard College, and was a winner of the Front Page Award for her journalistic achievement in writing about the Hollywood Blacklist Some of the major acting works of the 86-year-old star include The Patty Duke Show and Kraft Theatre.

(Source: E! Online)