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Broadway Remembers Clayburgh

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Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh passed away on Nov. 5 after a 21-year battle with leukemia. (Credit: IMDB)


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NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Hollywood and Broadway are remembering actress Jill Clayburgh after succumbed to her 21-year battle with leukemia.

Clayburgh, who was born in Manhattan, had a career that spanned five decades.

One of her best known screen roles was her Oscar-nominated portrayal of a divorced woman exploring life after marriage in the 1978 film, “An Unmarried Woman.”

She died at her Connecticut home, surrounded by her family.

She was 66.

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