Veteran actress Galyn Görg, who is known for her performance as Angie in RoboCop 2, passed away on her 56th birthday — July 15 — after battling with cancer. Galyn’s sister announced the news of her passing via a post on Facebook on Wednesday.
To help pay for the funeral expenses, Görg’s family launched a GoFundMe page to nicely ask for donations. Taking into consideration that the family had spent a lot of money to fly the actress to Oahu for her cancer treatments, the GoFundMe page’s description reads: She was diagnosed with cancer throughout her entire body and lungs. The doctors claimed she only had days maybe a week to live, and after remaining optimistic and praying for a miracle, she has sadly passed.
Görg’s family also states, “If possible please share, we want to send her off beautifully as her heart and spirit were filled with generosity, love, kindness, forgiveness, and compassion.”
Galyn Görg launched her career as an entertainer by performing as a dancer while also pursue acting as a young woman. Her first appearance was in the ZZ Top music video for their hit song, Sharp Dressed Man.
After appearing in films like The Wrong Guys and Down Twisted, Görg played the villain Angie in RoboCop 2 – a high-ranking member of the Nuke Cult who attempts to destroy RoboCop before meeting her own gruesome end. She also featured in films like Point Break, Storyville, Judgment Night, and A Christmas in Royal Fashion.
Görg is also well known for portraying the role of Lt. Leora Maxwell in the Fox sci-fi series M.A.N.T.I.S. – a series that is notable for being among the first Black superhero television shows. She also starred as the female boxer Helena in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Galyn also appeared in multiple episodes Parks and Recreation as Josephina Academia. Some other television shows to feature Görg are Twin Peaks, Star Trek: Voyager, Lost, Colony, and How to Get Away with Murder.
May Galyn Görg rest in peace.