Tyler Perry’s ‘Ruthless’ Actress Rhonda Stubbins White Passes Away At 60 [Condolences]
An established actress has suddenly passed away.
Actress Rhonda Stubbins White–best known for her role in Tyler Perry’s Ruthless–has died at the age of 60. A friend reportedly announced that Rhonda Stubbins White succumbed to cancer at her Los Angeles home on Monday (Dec. 6).
Rhonda Stubbins White was a seasoned actress whose career began in the early ’80s at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Actor Alec Baldwin was one of her classmates.
She officially broke into television in 1992 when she starred in an episode of NBC’s Here and Now, a short-lived comedy that also featured The Cosby Show actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner. In 1994, she appeared in the TV movie Out of the Darkness with legendary recording artist Diana Ross.
Rhonda’s success continued for the remainder of the decade, throughout the 2000s, and lasted well into the 2010s. Some of her most notable television roles include Days of Our Lives, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, Chicago Hope, ER, The West Wing, The District, Charmed, Southland, and Shameless. She also starred in two films, Sunset Park (1996) and Shameless (2004).
In 2020, she landed a recurring role in Tyler Perry’s BET drama Ruthless as Agnes. Ruthless is tied to The Oval, another Tyler Perry production. Rhonda appeared in 20 episodes, playing a religious sex cult leader. At the time of her death, she was still assigned the character. Season 2 of Ruthless is still airing. Tyler Perry has not spoken about the actress’s death, and his plans for the character are unknown at this time.
One of Rhonda Stubbins White’s final acting credits is Roxanne in the film I Heard Sarah.
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