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Carin Glynn, The “Sixteen Candles” Star, Breathed Her Last On July 13

The singer and Tony Award-winner Carin Glynn, popularly known for her role in “Sixteen Candles” as Brenda Baker and the Broadway hit “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” passed away at the age of 83 on July 13.

According to Deadline, she died of complications related to cancer and dementia. The news was confirmed on Instagram by her daughter, Mary Stuart Masterson, who is an actress and director.

She gave a post on Instagram saying, “She was the most graceful clumsy person you would ever meet. Strong, smart, silly, intuitive, kind, generous, passionate, and a deep listener she was.” it further said, “She was devoted to my father and to the enormous circle of students and collaborators who were considered her chosen family.”

She added a series of her mother’s photos in the post, ad the last picture showed Carin wearing a crown with her son, Peter Masterson Jr. She also wrote, “The last photo is from her 80th birthday party before the worst of dementia and cancer took their toll. She never lost her sense of joy or wonder.”

She was born in Cleveland in 1940, Feb 19, and attended school in Houston. She made her acting debut in the year 1975 as Mae Barber in the film, “Three Days of the Condor” and acted opposite Faye Dunaway and Robert Redford.

She played the character of Miss Mona Stanley in the show’s setting of Gilbert, but she said to New York Times in an interview in July 1978, “I initially worked on the play only to help out. Peter was hesitant to force his wife on his collaborators. Finally, all four of the organizations who wanted to take the show to Broadway wanted me to stay in the part. So then I stopped worrying about nepotism.”She appeared in many other television series in 1991 called “Mr. President” as well as “The Trip to Bountiful” in 1985 and many others.

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