‘Kimmy Schmidt’, ‘Gossip Girl’ Actress Lisa Lynn Masters Found Dead In Peru, Apparent Suicide

Condolences go out to the family and friends of actress Lisa Lynn Masters, who was discovered dead in Lima, Peru, reports Peru21. According to the report, the 52-year-old actress was reportedly found hanged inside her hotel room, leaving a suicide note.

Masters, who lived in New York City, was in Peru for a modelling gig. She had appeared in numerous TV series including “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, “Law & Order”, “Ugly Betty”, “Gossip Girl”, “It’s Complicated” and others.

Masters’ friends have set up a GoFundMe crowdfunding effort to raise money to cover expenses related to her funeral.

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“Our dear friend Lisa Masters passed away tragically and unexpectedly in Lima, Peru on November 15, 2016,” the page reads. “Lisa’s genuine warmth, generosity and tenacious strength will be deeply missed. Lisa’s beloved husband William is shocked and grieving her sudden loss. In the midst of his mourning, William faces daunting financial challenges, including the substantial funeral and transport expenses for Lisa in and between Peru and the United States.”

At the time of writing, the GoFundMe page had raised more than $33,000 of its $50,000 goal.

Masters’ manager confirms her death, and issued a statement to ET: “As to her husband and family’s wishes, we hope that the industry can mourn her death without details,” reads the statement. “In these darkening days, we hope those who have had the pleasure of knowing her will see how brightly she shined and will find that light within themselves and continue to share it with others — just as she would have.”

 

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