Film industry leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist Denise DuBarry Hay died after being infected by rare deadly fungus. She was only 63 at the time of her death.
Actress and producer, Denise DuBarry appeared in a number of popular television shows. She starred “Black Sheep Squadron” and “CHiPs.”
According to her husband, the star passed away on Saturday after battling an infection from a deadly fungus. She was only 63-years-old when she died.
DuBarry acted in films such as the Academy Award-winning movie “Being There.” She also appeared in “The Love Boat” and “Days of Our Lives.”
DuBarry’s husband, Bill Hay revealed that the actress and philanthropist died at UCLA Medical Center after battling a deadly fungus. Film producer Kim Waltrip said she was also aware of DuBarry Hay's health concerns for the past two months but did not expect her passing.
DuBarry was the founder and president of the Palm Springs Women in Film and Television. The foundation aimed to bring more production employment opportunities to Coachella Valley. She was also involved in the Olive Crest, a nonprofit that helps “abused and at-risk children.”
She is survived by her husband William Hay, whom she married in 1992, her children -- Adam, Whitney, Kyle and Samantha, also an actress -- and two grandchildren.
March 26, 2019