Actor Marnie Schulenburg, who performed Alison Stewart in additional than 300 episodes of the cleaning soap opera “As The World Turns,” died Tuesday in Bloomfield, New Jersey ― two years after being identified with breast most cancers, in response to The Hollywood Reporter. She would have turned 38 on Saturday.
“Please don’t say Marnie lost her battle to cancer. It’s simply not true,” her husband, “Succession” actor Zack Robidas, wrote, per Variety. “I watched her kick cancer’s ass everyday since diagnosis. She is incredible. We chose to attack her diagnosis with blind optimism. We only talked about the future and continued moving forward. I don’t know if this was right but it’s all we knew how to do.”
On Mother’s Day, Schulenburg posted a photograph along with her 2-year-old daughter Coda and her mom. She lamented being a “half-life version” of herself for her little one, however felt optimistic about her survival prospects.
“My mother showed up 100% all day everyday for me growing up or at least it seemed that way. I want to give Coda the same but I must be kind to myself and remember that nothing is permanent,” Schulenburg wrote.
Schulenburg, a local of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, who earned a theater diploma at DeSales University in Pennsylvania, had her first common position on the cleaning soap opera “As The World Turns” from very late 2006 to the present’s cancellation in 2010, in response to IMDB. She earned a Daytime Emmy nomination for the ultimate season, which featured Alison getting engaged, Variety famous.
She additionally appeared in 9 episodes of the “One Life to Live” reboot in 2013.
Her most up-to-date recurring position was on Showtime’s Kevin Bacon-starring crime drama “City on the Hill” airing this year.