‘Wings’ and ‘Lois & Clark’ star Farrah Forke dies aged 54

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Famous American actress Farrah Forke is said to have died at the age of 54. Farrah Forke was best known for her role as helicopter pilot Alex Lambert in the 1990s comedy “Wings”. Apart from that, Farrah has also played various notable roles throughout her career. Farrah died in her Texas home only and the family confirmed the same.

According to multiple reports Farrah, 54, was suffering from the deadly disease of cancer. She battled the disease for a considerable period. Subsequently, the American actress succumbed to the disease on February 25. Forke starred in seasons 4-6 of Wings, which aired on NBC in the United States.

The show ran from 1990 to 1997. She portrayed helicopter pilot (and Desert Storm veteran) Alex Lambert at the Nantucket airport. Besides Farrah, there were also the love interests of Joe (Tim Daly) and Brian Hackett (Steven Weber), with Brian eventually winning her heart. David Angell, Peter Casey and David Lee, writers for Cheers and Frasier, developed Wings. Tony Shalhoub and Thomas Haden Church also appeared in the episode.

As soon as news of Farrah’s death broke, tributes and condolences began pouring in on social media. Instagram and Twitter have been filled with heartfelt condolences to family and friends. One of the prominent posts was from Farrah’s co-star and dear friend, Steven Weber.

Steven Weber, also a famous American actor, took to his official Instagram to express his grief. He posted a retro photo of Farrah Forke and captioned it saying, “Farrah Forke is dead. She was just as tough, fun, beautiful and grounded as her character ‘Alex’ on ‘Wings.'” Forke said. had an adventurous relationship with “Wings” for which she was most famous.

Forke joined the cast of “Wings” in the fourth season and stayed until the show’s sixth season on NBC. She also had a recurring role on Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher’s superhero sitcom “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.” In the second season of the ABC comedy adventure series, Forke played investigator Mayson Drake. From them, there was no turning back for Farrah.

She scores various other famous roles after naming sitcoms “Dweebs”, etc. She also dubbed various voices. Farrah’s career took a turn after the birth of her twins. In the mid-2000s, the actor left the entertainment business to raise twins Chuck and Wit. In 1994, Farrah was involved in a lawsuit. Forke sued in 1994, claiming that her silicone breast implants were improperly constructed and caused her damage when they burst.

Forke, who was 26 at the time, said she received the implants in 1989 and had them removed in 1993, and neither the implant makers nor her doctor told her enough about the risks. Farrah’s career took a turn after the birth of her twins. In the mid-2000s, the actor left the entertainment business to raise twins Chuck and Wit.

Since then, Farrah’s professional career has taken a back seat and her personal life has come to the fore. A private service was arranged for Forke by relatives and friends. Her family has asked everyone to send their sincere condolences to Farrah.



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