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'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' actress Lisa Lynn Masters is dead at 52


Lisa Lynn Masters, known for her roles on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Ugly Betty had died. The actress was 52 years old.

The actress was found dead in her hotel room's closet in Peru on Tuesday following an apparent suicide, according to Peru21, a local newspaper. 

Authorities say they found antidepressants and two letters indicating she was suffering from depression. 

In these darkening days, we hope those who have had the pleasure of knowing her will see how brightly she shined and will find that light within themselves and continue to share it with others just as she would have.
Christopher Silveri, Masters' agent

Masters' agent Christopher Silveri said the following in a statement  to USA TODAY:

Since her death, a Gofundme page has been set up. It appears to have been created by her friends to help her family with expenses. By Friday afternoon, more than $39,000 of the $50,000 goal has been raised.

Masters was known for her on the hit CW drama series Gossip Girl and also appeared on Ugly Betty. Masters, who was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and started her career as a news reporter. Her IMDB shows that she also appeared in an episode of Nashville. She is survived by her husband, William.

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