Death of Suzanne Pleshette

January 31, 1937 - January 19, 2008
Los Angeles, California | Age 70

Actress best known as wife in 'Newhart,' dies in Los Angeles at age 70
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Suzanne Pleshette, best known for her role as Bob Newhart's wife on television's long-running "The Bob Newhart Show," has died, just days before a ceremony honoring her with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Pleshette, who underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer in 2006, died of respiratory failure Saturday evening at her Los Angeles home, said attorney and family friend Robert Finkelstein.

The beautiful, husky-voiced TV, film and theater star was set to attend the Jan. 31...

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