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Heather North Dead at 71

Former Days of our Lives actress Heather North died on November 30. She was 71.

North passed away at her home in Studio City after a long illness, family friend Jodie Mann confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

Her husband, H. Wesley Kenney, the Emmy Award-winning producer and director of daytime soap operas, died in January 2015.

North and Kenney had met on the set of Days of our Lives and were married in 1971. She had played Sandy Horton from 1967-1972 on the NBC daytime serial.

A native of Pasadena, North also starred as Kurt Russell's love interest in Disney's The Barefoot Executive (1971), about a chimpanzee who can predict which TV shows will be a success on the air.

North was the longtime voice of the danger-prone Daphne Blake on TV's Scooby-Doo. She was first heard as Daphne in September 1970 on the second-season opener of the CBS/Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning hit Scooby Doo,

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