Galyn Gorg, ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Actress, Dead at 55 After Battle with Cancer

by Hunter Miller

Galyn Gorg, most known for her roles in “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “RoboCop 2,” died after battling cancer. She passed on Tuesday at age 55, the day before her 56th birthday.

Sheila Legette, a representative for Galyn Gorg and her family, released a statement about the heartbreaking news. “Our beautiful Galyn has crossed over. She quietly fought a good fight but unfortunately passed away 1 day before her birthday 7/14/2020 in Hawaii to cancer. Galyn had been very private about her battle with cancer the last 9 months. But remained positive and continued to enjoy life in Hawaii. She loved the ocean and was an amazing dancer as well as a talented actress.”

The statement continued: “Her heart was of silver and gold and her energy and presence brightened any room she entered. She was love and light. Galyn was a beautiful soul who loved life, art, dance and was a phenomenal Woman. She was not only a client but a good friend who will be missed beyond measure.”

Galyn Gorg: Her Sister’s Statement

On Monday, Sunny Gorg, the actress’ sister, announced on Facebook that Galyn’s health was in rapid decline. She then took to Facebook on Tuesday to share that Galyn died. “Our beautiful, kind, loving, talented, intelligent, magical sister passed this morning at 11:32 am. Thank you all for the love and support that has poured in from around the world; from Thailand, Peru, Moscow, Chile, Europe……Prayers and blessings from have been made by family and friends from diverse faiths from Muslims, Christians, Mormons, Buddhists, Native Americans,” Sunny wrote.

One of Gorg’s relatives setup a GoFundMe page. In the post, the family member explains that Gorg’s cancer spread “throughout her entire body and lungs.” The post continues: “We were unaware of just how sick she was as the diagnosis was a shock to the entire family.”

In addition to starring in “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” Gorg also made appearances in episodes of “Lost,” Parks and Recreation,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” and “Star Trek: Voyager.”

[H/T E! News]