Farrah Forke, the actress who starred in the film Wings, died at the age of 54
Farrah Forke, best known for her role as Alex Lambert in the comedy ‘Wings’, died on February 25 at her home in Texas from cancer.
According to a statement from Farrah’s family: “Farrah’s spirit will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew, loved, and were fortunate enough to know her.” Because of her immense contribution to the world, her light will go on long after she is gone.
Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on January 12, 1968 and starring in Brain Twisters, Forke made her feature film debut in 1991. In the same year she joined the cast of Wings, she starred in a trilogy of made-for-TV movies: Complex of Fear, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7.
From 1994-95, Forke had four guest appearances on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman before landing recurring roles in two short-lived sitcoms: Dweebs in 1995 and Mr. Rhodes in the 1996-97 season of NBC.
Disclosure, Ground Control, and Kate’s Addiction, all directed by Barry Levinson, are a few of Forke’s other prominent cinematic roles. Big Barda was another character she played on Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited.
Actress Forke took a leave of absence to raise her two children, Chuck and Wit. Her mother, stepfather, and three sisters also survive her.