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The sad news continues to come in with the fourth "Days"-related death I've found out about this week. This time, it is one of the Hortons. Actress Kate Woodville, who played Marie Horton, daughter of Tom and Alice Horton, in 1977 has passed away at the age of 74.

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DECEMBER 4, 1938-JUNE 5, 2013

(Marie Horton, 1977)

Kate Woodville, who played Marie Horton on "Days of Our Lives" for 44 episodes in 1977 has passed away. Woodville died of cancer on June 5, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. She was 74.

Katharine Woodville was born on December 4, 1938 in London, England. Her acting career began at the age of 16, when she appeared in a touring production of "Murder in the Cathedral." In 1967, she moved to the United States. She had a lengthy acting career on TV in the 1960s and 1970s. Her last acting role was on "Eight Is Enough" in 1979. She gave up her acting career in 1980 to focus on her other love: training and breeding horses.

Woodville appeared as the first murder victim on the TV series "The Avengers" in 1961, and would later be married to the show's star, actor Patrick Macnee, from 1965-1969. In 1979, Woodville married actor Edward Albert (the son of "Green Acres" star Eddie Albert). They remained married until his death in 2006. Woodville is survived by her daughter with Albert, Thais.
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