Oscar-nominated Fat City actress Susan Tyrrell has passed away at the age of 67, Austin360 reports.
A friend of the actress tells the site that Tyrrell died on Saturday in her home in Austin, Texas. A cause of death was not immediately available.
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Tyrrell was diagnosed with thrombocythemia, a rare bone marrow disease, in 2000. Though she had both her legs amputated, Tyrrell continued to act, appearing in Masked and Anonymous and Kid Thing.<
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