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Andrea Fay Friedman Actress

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Andrea Fay Friedman, an actress with Down syndrome, has died.

She’s known for starring in “Life Goes On.” She also starred in “Baywatch,” “Chicago Hope,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “ER,” “The Division,” “Saving Grace,” and more.

According to Variety, she died from complications due to Alzheimer’s.

She was 53 years old.

Outside of acting, Friedman also served as an assistant teacher at UCLA’s Pathway program, an initiative for students that teaches them to live independent lives.

Friedman is survived by her sister, Katherine Holland; her brother-in-law, Grant Holland; her nephews, Lawson and Andrew Holland; and her father, Hal Friedman