Actress Farrah Forke of Wings, Heat and Lois and Clark Dies at 54

Farrah Forke, an actress known for Wings and Lois and Clark: The New Adventure of Superman, died on Friday, February 25th at the age of 54.

Actress Farrah Forke died Friday at her home in Texas after battling cancer for several years, her family announced. She was 54. Fans may remember her best as her roles as the helicopter pilot Alex Lambert on NBC’s sitcom Wings, and attorney Mayson Drake on Season 2 of ABC’s Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

“Farrah was fierce, tender, loyal, loving, strong, funny, smart, protective, kind, passionate and utterly irreplaceable,” they said in a statement. “She brought a light so great to the world that even after her passing, the light remains.”

She made her onscreen debut in 1991 with Brain Twisters.  In addition to Wings and Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman , her other credits include CBS’s Dweebs, NBC’s Mr. Rhodes, and she provided the voice for Big Barda / Barda Free in Justice League Unlimited and Batman Beyond . She had a number of other roles in television and feature film roles in 1994’s Disclosure, 1995’s Heat, 1998’s Ground Control, and 1998’s Kate’s Addiction.

She once stated that one of her proudest roles was when he starred in a comedy called It Is What It Is that screened at the New York International Film Festival in 2003. “It’s by far the best work I’ve ever done.”  She was also the executive producer on the project.

She is survived by her twin boys Chuck and Wit,  her mother, Beverly; stepfather Chuck; sisters Paige, Jennifer and Maggie; and her best friend, Mike Peterson.
All of us at Fandom Spotlite send our deepest condolences to her family, friends and fans.

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