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November 01, 2012

Claire Malis Callaway, Actress in One Life to Live and The Facts of Life

Callaway also co-starred in numerous other top series.

Claire Malis Callaway, an actress known for roles in the daytime drama One Life to Live and the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life, died August 24, 2012, in Duarte, California. She was 69.

According to news reports, the cause was Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

On The Facts of Life Callaway played the divorced mother of Jo, played by Nancy McKeon. Previously she had played character and before that she played Dorian Cramer on One Life to Live. After Callaway, the role went to Robin Strasser, who played it for 30 years.

In addition to numerous theater and film credits, she had guest roles on many other TV series, including Lou Grant, Taxi, St. Elsewhere, Murphy Brown, L.A. Law, Picket Fences, Murder, She Wrote, Will & Grace and CSI: Miami.

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