‘That 70s Show’ Actress Lisa Robin Kelly Dead At 43
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An actress who starred alongside Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher on “That ’70s Show,” has died. She was 43.
According to CBS News, Lisa Robin Kelly’s agent told ETonline in a statement that Kelly died Wednesday night, adding, “Lisa had voluntarily checked herself into a treatment facility early this week where she was battling the addiction problems that have plagued her these past few years. I spoke to her on Monday and she was hopeful and confident, looking forward to putting this part of her life behind her. Last night she lost the battle.”
The official cause of death was not immediately revealed.
Kelly, from Southington, Conn., had battled addiction over the years and was arrested in June in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving. She and her husband, Robert Joseph Gilliam, were arrested in November 2012 in connection to a disturbance at their home in a suburb of Charlotte, N.C.
TMZ reported that Kelly had filed for divorce from her husband in July.
Kelly portrayed Laurie Forman, the sister of Topher Grace’s lead character “Eric,” on the Fox series, which ended in 2006. Since then, she hadn’t had a very active acting schedule — aside from appearing in a 2012 short, called “SUX2BEME.”
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