Marnie Schulenburg, 'As the World Turns' and 'One Life to Live' actress, dead at 37

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(CNN)Marnie Schulenburg, a soap opera histrion who documented her travel from becoming a caller parent to a crab patient, has died aft battling signifier 4 metastatic bosom cancer, according to her representative.

She was 37.

Schulenburg, who played Alison Stewart connected "As the World Turns" and Jo Sullivan connected the "One Life to Live" reboot, died Tuesday, her manger Kyle Luker told CNN.

    Schulenburg and her husband, "Succession" histrion Zack Robidas, welcomed their daughter, Coda, 2 years ago.

      In December 2020, Schulenburg wrote astir her diagnosis for the Soaps site.

        "On the eve of my 36th birthday, alternatively of searching for a spot to portion aggregate Bloody Marys (my birthdays ever impact Bloody Marys, boats and lobster, not successful immoderate peculiar order), I was repeating the aforesaid question implicit and implicit again successful my head: "How does 1 observe a day with a caller babe successful the mediate of a planetary pandemic portion coming to presumption with a Stage IV, metastatic, borderline triple antagonistic inflammatory bosom crab diagnosis?'" she wrote.

        A erstwhile gymnast, she grew up successful Barnstable, Massachusetts and told The Morning Call successful 2012 that her plans to be schoolhouse successful Boston were derailed aft her older member Gus, a published playwright, took her to his alma mater, DeSales University wherever she fell successful emotion with the campus.

          She besides recovered different benignant of emotion astatine the school, gathering Robidas determination erstwhile she served arsenic his field guide.

          She acted portion successful schoolhouse and snagged the relation connected "As the World Turns" the twelvemonth she graduated successful 2006.

          She went connected to look connected the web reboot of "One Life to Life" successful 2013.

          Schulenburg, who would person celebrated her 38th day connected Saturday, besides performed disconnected Broadway and appeared successful tv series, including "Blue Bloods" and astir precocious Showtime's "City connected a Hill,"

            She shared her conflict with crab connected societal media, writing connected a Mother's Day station connected her verified Instagram relationship earlier this period that she had been sent location from the infirmary connected oxygen.

            "It's not my perfect to beryllium a 38 twelvemonth aged Mom who needs an oxygen vessel to past close now. I privation to beryllium beardown and beauteous for her," she wrote successful the caption connected a bid of photos which featured her girl and her ain mother, Candace. "I privation to amusement her however to determination passim this satellite with compassion, strength, vivacity, wit and joyousness similar my Mother showed me."

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