Fans are taking to social media to mourn Pamela Gidley.
Gidley had begun her career as a child model after this in the year 1986 she has made her jump to the big screen.
"Sad to hear about this".
"This is such sad news!"
"[Writer-director David Lynch] offered me that role, and.there was a conflict of interest", Gidley, who was filming another movie at the time, recalled in a 2016 interview.
Our thoughts are with Gidley's loved ones during this hard time.
Some of Gidley's costars have also taken to social media to mourn.
"Good-bye sweet Pamela! You'll always be in my heart!" tweeted Ray Wise, who played Palmer in the series and movie. Additionally, she landed a number of movie roles in movies like The Little Vampire, Landspeed, Bombshell, and The Maze. She was lovely and I'm gutted. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family.
Gidley also had recurring roles in smash hits like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Pretender, Skin, Tour of Duty, and Strange Luck.
She was born in June 11, 1965 in Methuen, Massachusetts. She was 52 years old. She later appeared on covers of Seventeen magazine and was selected as the "Most Beautiful Girl in the World' by the Wilhelmina modeling agency". That propelled her into a modeling career, which in turn led to a career in acting.
In addition to her mother, Phyllis Gidley of Hampton, Gidley is survived by her brothers, Glenn Gidley of Salem, Daniel Gidley of Hampton, and Brian Gidley of Haverhill, Mass., and several nieces and nephews, her obituary said.