Mia Farrow has confirmed that her actress sister Tisa Farrow has died at the age of 72, in an emotional post to Instagram.
Theresa Magdalena ‘Tisa’ Farrow was an American actress and model known for featuring in such films as Winter Kills and Zombie Flesh Eaters.
She also appeared in Woody Allen’s classic 1979 comedy Manhattan, just before he embarked on a romantic relationship with Mia.
Mia, 78, heartbrokenly announced that her sister had died ‘unexpectedly’ and ‘apparently in her sleep’ on Wednesday.
‘If there is a Heaven, undoubtedly my beautiful sister Tisa is being welcomed there,’ Mia wrote in her touching social media tribute.
Mia Farrow announces her actress sister died unexpectedly ‘in her sleep’ in moving tribute – ‘She was the best of us’
‘She was the best of us – i have never met a more generous and loving person. She loved life & never complained. Ever,’ Mia added.
‘She was a nurse for 27 years, a wonderful sister to Steffi, Prudence and me, a devoted mother to Jason, who died in Iraq, Bridget and little grandson Kylor – the lights of her life,’ the bereaved sister wrote Thursday.
‘She died unexpectedly yesterday morning. Apparently in her sleep. This is a hard time for all of us who admire and love her so deeply,’ she concluded.