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Actress Cynthia Lynn dead at 76

Updated: Wednesday, March 12 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (Derek Drake) -- TVGuide and Variety are reporting Cynthia Lynn died on Monday at the age of 76.

Lynn reportedly was battling hepatitis and died from multiple organ failure.

The actress, born Zinta Valda Zimilis in Riga, Latvia, came to America with her family after World War II.

She was best known for her role in the CBS sitcom Hogan's Heroes as Helga, Colonel Wilhelm Klink's secretary.

Lynn's other credits include Mission: Impossible, Surfside 6, Dr. Kildare, The Odd Couple, The Six Million Dollar Man and Bedtime Story. Her last role, according to People, was in 1975 on an episode of Harry O.

It was in Bedtime Story where Lynn starred alongside Marlon Brando. When Brando died in 2004, Lynn's daughter Lisa Brando publicly claimed that Brando was her father.

Actress Cynthia Lynn dead at 76


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