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Rhonda Stubbins White, ‘Ruthless’ Actress, Dead at 60

The veteran television actor had a recurring role on Tyler Perry’s BET+ show ‘Ruthless.’

Rhonda Stubbins White, a veteran television actress who appeared in various titles, including Tyler Perry's BET+ show Ruthless, has died. She was 60.

According to PEOPLE, White's manager confirmed the actress died on Monday (Dec. 6) after a battle with cancer.

A friend also shared the news of her passing on White's Facebook page on Wednesday (Dec. 8).

"To the friends of Rhonda: It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my dear friend Rhonda Stubbins White," the statement read.

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"She was an amazingly talented woman, full of positivity and energy, and grounded by her faith. We were all fortunate to have known her and shared her short time on this earth."

In the early ‘90s, White got her start on the NBC series Here and Now, before being nominated for a CableACE award for her role in the 1993 HBO miniseries Laurel Avenue, which also starred Mary Alice, John Beasley, and Ulysses Zakery.

Her career would continue to accelerate as she appeared on TV shows including NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, Chicago Hope, and ER, before landing a recurring role in 2000 as Lady Vi on Days of Our Lives.

Since 2020, White has played Agnes on Tyler Perry’s Ruthless drama series.

White is survived by her siblings Gregory and Annette, The Hollywood Reporter notes.

BET.com offers our sincerest condolences to the Stubbins White family.

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