Bobbie Faye Ferguson, ‘Dallas’ and ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ actress, lifeless at 78

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Bobbie Faye Ferguson, an actress who appeared in hit reveals together with “Dallas,” “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “Designing Girls,” has died. She was 78.

A spokesperson for Ferguson’s son, “The Conners” star Jay R. Ferguson, confirmed the matriarch’s passing to Fox Information Digital on Tuesday.

Ferguson, a resident of Sherman Oaks, California, died June 25 of pure causes, The Hollywood Reporter shared.

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A spokesperson for actor Jay R. Ferguson (left) confirmed his mother Bobbie Faye Ferguson's passing to Fox News Digital on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for actor Jay R. Ferguson (left) confirmed his mom Bobbie Faye Ferguson’s passing to Fox Information Digital on Tuesday.
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Ferguson was born on Oct. 10, 1943, in Memphis, Tennessee, however raised in Eudora, Arkansas. She graduated from the College of Arkansas at Monticello and taught speech and debate at Skyline Excessive Faculty in Dallas, the outlet shared. She was additionally one of many founding members and an appearing instructor on the KD Studio.

Ferguson later moved to Los Angeles the place she launched into a brand new profession path as a mannequin and actress. She appeared in hit TV reveals, comparable to “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Dallas,” Designing Girls,” “Night Shade” and “Remington Steele,” simply to call a number of.

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Actor Jay R. Ferguson is seen here with his mother Bobbie Faye Ferguson in 1993.

Actor Jay R. Ferguson is seen right here together with his mom Bobbie Faye Ferguson in 1993.
(Photograph by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Assortment by way of Getty Photos)

Nonetheless, Ferguson by no means forgot her educating roots. She additionally taught on the Actor’s Lab in Los Angeles.

In accordance with the outlet, Ferguson participated in NASA’s multimedia program in Washington, D.C. within the mid-‘90s. Ferguson would later serve in the identical place for the Division of Homeland Safety in Los Angeles. She was a NASA guide on the 2000 movie “Area Cowboys,” which starred Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner. She additionally served as a guide in 2005’s “Wild Blue Yonder.”

Her final credited position was within the TV collection “Hearts Afire,” which aired from 1992 to 1994.

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A celebration of life for Bobbie Faye Ferguson will be held on August in Los Angeles.

A celebration of life for Bobbie Faye Ferguson shall be held on August in Los Angeles.
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Ferguson is survived by her son, daughter-in-law, three grandsons, two brothers, a sister-in-law, in addition to nieces and nephews. A celebration of life shall be held on August 20 in Los Angeles. 

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